Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot (1971) VHS NTSC, black and white, 102 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Literature & Theater

A key work in modern theater and acknowledged throughout the world as a classic, Beckett's most famous play is shown here in a definitive film version starring Zero Mostel and Burgess Meredith as the two remarkable tramps, Vladimir and Estragon. They wait for the perhaps mythical personage, Godot, and through their suffering, patience and often hilarious wit, transcend themselves to become a portrait of the suffering of mankind itself. This WAITING FOR GODOT is a remarkable performance of one of the most important plays of the twentieth century.

Rental: $45.95
VHS NTSC Rental: $45.95

Samuel Beckett

Film (1964) 16mm, black and white, 21.00 min

Genre: Narrative

Keywords: Literature & Theater

Samuel Beckett's only venture into the medium of the cinema, it was written in 1963 and filmed in New York in the summer of 1964, directed by Alan Schneider and featuring Buster Keaton. For the shooting Mr. Beckett made his only trip to America. The film, which has no dialogue, takes as its basis Berkeley's theory Esse est percipi, that "to be is to be perceived": even after all outside perception remains.

Rental: $75.00
16mm Rental: $75.00

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