DVD 1: Directed by Brook's son Simon, Brook By Brook offers an intimate look at the theatre legend as only someone close to him could produce. Peter Brook reveals many insights into his life and work, including his unique techniques with actors. The dialogue between the father and the son is illustrated with personal anecdotes and family memories. A compelling and radiant portrait. Brook By Brook is in French with English subtitles. 70 mins.
DVD 2: The Tragedy of Hamlet, Director: Peter Brook
Famed filmmaker and theatre director Peter Brook, renowned for his innovative and controversial stage plays (Marat/Sade, The Mahabharata), interprets Hamlet in a gripping, stripped-down production that highlights the tragic heart of the play. In the title role, Adrian Lester (Primary Colors) heads a stellar cast of the world's best actors; the international flavor of the cast adds a modern touch to this most famous of Shakespeare's dramas. This adaptation of Hamlet, in English, joins together a remarkable casting of actors. By filming himself his stage setting, Peter Brook offers us a masterpiece.
Includes booklet with essay by screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, About Hamlet by Peter Brook, and optional English, Spanish, and French menus and subtitles. 130 mins.
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