John Osborne and the Gift Of Friendship

In 1956 John Osborne forever changed the look of British theatre with his emotionally charged play "Look Back in Anger". Acclaimed director Tony Palmer reconstructs the life and artistic journey of this groundbreaking British playwright using rarely seen archival films, original stage performances, behind-the-scenes footage and first-hand accounts from the author's inner circle. Also features recently discovered historical footage including Laurence Olivier in "The Entertainer", Albert Finney in "Luther" and Jill Bennett in "A Patriot for Me".

Year: 2006
Genre: Documentaries, General Docos, John Osborne, Biography
Country: UK
Director: Tony Palmer
Starring: John Osborne
Duration: 128 Minutes
Rating: G
Location in store: Documentary (Biographies)



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