The war hero Coriolanus returns to Rome after several victories on the battlefield. But he is not welcomed with open arms by all. When he clarifies his political positions in a bout of rage, his enemies see their chance and start a massive riot, resulting in Coriolanus being expelled from the city. Filled with bitterness and hatred, he seeks out his enemies and together with them he plans to completely eradicate Rome. See this modern interpretation of Shakespeare's classic drama in Oscar-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes directorial debut.