Theater of the absurd: Luigi Pirandello: Six characters in search of an author

United States, 1976

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Episode of Series “History of the drama”.
An abridged presentation in English of Pirandello’s play in which six characters seek to exchange their fixed, frozen form in art for the uncertainty of life, to distinguish between dramatic reality and dramatic illusion, between acting and artifice in real life, and between reality and truth. Narrated by Joseph Heller.

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producer

Harold Mantell

director

Ken Frankel

production company

Films for the Humanities

Duration

00:55:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

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History of the drama

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History of the drama

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