Film [videorecording] / by Samuel Beckett ; directed by Alan Schneider ; produced by Evergreen Theatre, Inc.

Format
Video/Projected medium
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Fox Rock, [199-?]
Description
1 videocassette (21 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in.

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Summary note
A man goes to considerable lengths to avoid being seen. Beckett's first venture into the film medium is a one-character production without dialogue, based on Berkeley's theory Esse est percipi, or "to be is to be perceived."
Notes
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Creation/​Production credits
Producer, Barney Rosset ; editor, Sydney Meyers ; photography, Boris Kaufman.
Time and place of event
Filmed in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1964.
System details
VHS.
Awards
Film Critics Prize, Venice Film Festival (1965); Special Jury Prize, Tours Festival (1966); Special Prize, Oberhausen Festival (1966).
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Buster Keaton, Nell Harrison, James Karen, Susan Reed.
Other title(s)
Samuel Beckett's Film
ISBN
  • 0964374080
  • 9780964374089
OCLC
54711813
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