The first ever cinematic screening of all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays. The acclaimed Beckett on Film project brings together some of the most distinguished directors and actors working today. Directors include Atom Egoyan, Damien Hirst, Neil Jordan, Conor McPherson, Damien O'Donnell, David Mamet, Anthony Minghella, Karel Reisz and Patricia Rozema. The exceptional acting talent involved includes Michael Gambon, the late Sir John Gielgud, John Hurt, Jeremy Irons, Julianne Moore, Harold Pinter, Alan Rickman and Kristen Scott-Thomas. Probably the most significant Irish playwright of the 20th century, Beckett has influenced generations of directors and talent in film, television and theatre. Several of the films from the Beckett on Film Project have been exhibited at international film festivals around the world including New York, Toronto and Venice.
This disc contains the following plays:
- Waiting for Godot
- Not I
- Rough for Theatre I
- Ohio Impromptu
- Behind the Scenes Documentary