Item Details

Passion and Coolness [videorecording]

Films for the Humanities presentation ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of passion and coolness. Barton and the actors demonstrate deliberate and striking inconsistencies in Shakespeare's characters; the characteristic Shakespearean mixture of deep feeling; choric elements; and the balancing of heightened language and naturalistic performance.
Director
John Carlow
Performers
Ben Kingsley, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Tony Church, Susan Fleetwood, Mike Gwilym, Patrick Stewart, Sheila Hancock, Lisa Harrow, Michael Pennington, Donald Sinden.
Release Date
1988
Run Time
52 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • VHS format [NTSC].
  • Title from container.
  • Made in Great Britain.
  • Intended audience: Junior high school through college students and adults.
  • Presenter, John Barton.
Series
Playing Shakespeare
Credits
Director, John Carlow ; producer, Andrew Snell ; writer, John Barton.
Published
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, 1990, c1988.
Description
1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Technical Details
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