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All the World’s a Stage: Dress Rehearsal/Theatre of Tadeusz Kantor

Synopsis
A 2 DVD pack containing ancient and modern performances. DRESS REHEARSAL: THE BRAVE HURR’S TA’ZIEH provides a rare opportunity to witness the performance of a ta’zieh, an ancient and uniquely Iranian passion play that celebrates the glory of martyrdom for the sake of justice. Based on stories and fables of Islam’s prophet Mohammad, but influenced by Iranian folklore, the ta’zieh became the sole dramatic form in the world of Islam after the rise of the Shiite sect. Directed by Nasser Taghavi and produced for the Dramatic Arts Center of Iran. 2005. Persian with English subtitles.

THE THEATRE OF TADEUSZ KANTOR traces the career of Poland’s legendary genius of the stage and features extraordinary scenes of Kantor at work with his dedicated troupe of actors, Cricot 2. Directed by Dennis Bablet. 1991. English and French with English subtitles.
Language
English (English subtitles)
Year of release
2011
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama - contemporary; Iran; Islam; theatre companies; passion plays; Kantor, Tadeusz; theatre - Polish

Credits

Director
Dennis Bablet; Nasser Taghavi

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 1 NTSC
Price
$39.95
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
64, 145 minutes
Year
2011

Distributor

Name

Facets Multi-media Inc.

Email
sales@facets.org
Web
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Phone
+1 773 281 9045
Fax
+1 773 929 5437
Address
1517 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
60614
USA
Notes
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