ABOUT THE FILM

ABOUT THE FILM

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It's that rare film that captures and conveys the romance of the theatrical experience.

– LOS ANGELES TIMES

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage takes us along with twenty British and American actors on a whirlwind, ten-month, international tour of Richard III, starring Kevin Spacey in the title role, and directed by Sam Mendes.  The film follows Mendes’ Bridge Project — the first transatlantic theatre company — as the play takes shape and unfolds for us in a seamless tapestry between the backstage world to the on-stage production, as it travels through nine cities. As we discover Spacey’s revelatory performance as the power-mad Richard destroying his family and everyone in his path, we also see how Sam and Kevin demonstrate the leadership required to unify and bring the best out of a group of different actors, with different techniques and experiences.

DIRECTED BY: JEREMY WHELEHAN

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