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Peter Brook: Marat / Sade

Check this scene from Brook’s film masterpiece (1967) based on the play

by Peter Weiss (Español) / (English) , Marat / Sade: Marat / Sade by Peter Weiss

In the years just before the French Revolution, The Marquis de Sade is locked in the Charenton mental hospital and decides to put on a play.

His overseers agree as long as he follows certain conditions. He writes and directs the other mental patients in a play based on the life of Jean-Paul Marat. As the play progresses, the inmates become more and more possessed by the violence of the play and become extremely difficult to control. Finally, all chaos breaks loose.

Fragment I

With a stellar cast of, among many other, Patrick Magee as the Marquis de Sade: (Español) / (English) ; Ian Richardson as Marat: (Español) / (English) ; Glenda Jackson as Charlotte Corday: (Español) / (English).

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May 13th, 2008 Posted by Papo | Film, Theatre | no comments

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