The tightrope

The tightrope

A quietly eloquent documentary directed by Brook’s son Simon, offers the first glimpse in 40 years behind the scenes as the master director instructs a group of actors in his special acting exercise called The Tightrope. Filmed with five hidden cameras, the audience witness total immersion into the creative process behind legendary theater director Peter Brook's work - powerful, intimate, and emotionally thrilling. In this unique and deeply personal film, we gain a dizzying glimpse from The Tightrope and an inkling of what it takes to make theatre real. Screened at Venice Film Festival, 2012.

 

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The tightrope

  • Director: Peter Brook
  • Year: 2012
  • Run Time: 86 mins
  • Country: UK/ Italy/ France
  • Rating: R