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BECKETT / FILM PROGRAMME TWO

Director: ALAN SCHNEIDER


Waiting for Godot
A key work in modern theatre and acknowledged throughout the world as a classic, Samuel Beckett’s most famous play is shown here in a definitive film version, starring Zero Mostel and Burgess Meredith. This Waiting for Godot is a remarkable performance of one of the most important plays of the twentieth century.
ALAN SCHNEIDER • 1961 • 103 MINS.
Film
Film was the only work that Beckett wrote specifically for the cinema. Beckett’s original twenty-minute, almost totally silent film in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. Film was directed by Alan Schneider under the personal supervision of Beckett, who travelled to New York to be present through the shooting.
ALAN SCHNEIDER • 1965 • 20 MINS .

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