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Beckett On Film DVD

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Beckett now available on DVD for the first time ever!

This acclaimed film project includes all 19 plays of Samuel Beckett, considered the most significant Irish playwright of the 20th century.

Many of these outstandingly filmed productions have received critical acclaim at prestigious international film festivals around the world including New York, Toronto and Venice.
Beckett on Film has brought together some of the most noted directors and actors of our day including:Distinguished directors Atom Egoyan, Damien Hirst, Neil Jordan, Conor McPherson, Damien O’Donnell, David Marnet, Anthony Minghella, Karl Reisz and Patricia Rozema;With exceptional performances by Michael Gambon, the late Sir John Gielgud, John Hurt, Jeremy Irons, Julianne Moore, Harold Pinter, Alan Rickman and Kirstin Scott-Thomas.

Beckett DVD No. 1

  • Waiting for Godot 120:00 minutes
  • Not I 14:00 minutes
  • Rough for Theatre I 20:00 minutes
  • Ohio Impromptu 12:00 minutes
  • Documentary, a 52 minute Documentary on the making of the Beckett on Film Project

Beckett DVD No. 2
  • Krapp’s Last Tape 58:00 minutes
  • What Where 12:00 minutes
  • Footfalls 28:00 minutes
  • Come and Go 8:00 minutes
  • Act Without Words I 16:00 minutes

Beckett DVD No.3
  • Happy Days 79:00 minutes
  • Catastrophe 7:00 minutes
  • Rough for Theatre II 30:00 minutes
  • Breath :45 seconds
  • That Time 20:00 minutes

Beckett DVD No. 4
  • Endgame 84:00 minutes
  • Act Without Words II 11:00 minutes
  • A Piece of Monologue 20:00 minutes
  • Play 16:00 minutes
  • Rockaby 14:00 minutes
View a printer friendly version of this page...Awards:
  • Recognized as one of the top-ten DVDs of the year by the New York Times and Entertainment Weekly
  • Library Audience:
  • Performing Arts
  • Literature
  • Film Arts
  • School Audience:
  • Grades 10 to Post-Secondary
  • Subjects: English Literature & Drama Formats Available:
  • DVD