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

United States, 1976

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Ken Frankel

producer

Harold Mantell

production company

Films for the Humanities

Language

English

Duration

00:55:00:00

Colour

Colour

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