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Aro Recommended John Osborne and the Gift of Friendship


UK 2006, 128 minutes
Dir. Tony Palmer
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Documentary / Performing Arts


Aroview: Exemplary presentation traces the life and works of groundbreaking British playwright John Osborne, whose 1956 play 'Look Back in Anger' changed the face of theatre forever with its urgent treatment of contemporary working-class life.

Dir. Palmer's documentary is especially notable for featuring recently-discovered footage from classic productions, including Laurence Olivier in 'The Entertainer', Albert Finney in 'Luther', and Nicol Williamson in 'Inadmissible Evidence', along with interviews with many of his peers and proteges.

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