Peter Brook's Tragedy of Hamlet and Brook by Brook.
For more than 50 years, Peter Brook has been a tidal force in theatre. His world famous productions of Shakespeare and Marat-Sade at the Royal Shakespeare Company, his work as a film director, and his book The Empty Stage reflect a new vision of art free from conventions.
This release features two productions: 'The Tragedy of Hamlet in which Brook reunites a remarkable cast of international actors in a production that renews the approach to the main character and ingeniously gives birth to a Hamlet who is troubled, sensible, powerful and violent.
Brook By Brook is a revealing and intimate film about Peter Brook by his own son, Simon. The documentary offers a privileged view into the world of his family, theatre and films in a collective father/son journey that is revealing, personal and ultimately very moving.
Adrian Lester as Hamlet
Akram Khan as Second Player
Antonin Stahly Viswanadhan as Osric
Asil Raïs as Rosencrantz
Bruce Myers as Polonius / Gravedigger
Jeffery Kissoon as Claudius / Ghost
Jérôme Grillon as Servant
Natasha Parry as Gertrude
Nicolas Gaster as Priest
Rohan Siva as Guildenstern / Laertes
Scott Handy as Horatio
Shantala Shivalingappa as Ophelia
Yoshi Oida as First Player
Certificate E (Exempt)
Running Time 203 mins
Main Language English
Number of Discs 1
Enhanced WS TV