'Peter Brook: The Tightrope' Is A Rare Look At A Legendary Director
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Theatre and film director Peter Brook, left, and his son, director Simon Brooks, pose during the 69th Venice Film Festival on September 5, 2012 at Venice Lido. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)
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“Peter Brook: The Tightrope” is a documentary about famed director and theatrical sage Peter Brook.
The film, directed by Brook’s son, Simon Brook, is a rare glimpse behind the scenes of a unique exercise called “the tightrope,” which Brook uses to help his actors give extraordinary performances.
NPR’s Trey Graham brings Here & Now a review of the film.
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