Shakespeare Behind Bars

Director: Hank Rogerson
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Rating 4.7
25 ratings
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Shout Factory Theatr
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Stereo - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Audio Commentary: Cast & Filmmaker
    • Featurette: Troupe Update

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Product Description:

Shakespeare's plays have been performed in every major city, in every possible venue, but perhaps the most unusual and emotionally-charged performances of OTHELLO and TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA have taken place at the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in LaGrange, Ky. Hank Rogerson's moving documentary focuses on actor Curt Tofteland's program for prison inmates, which allows incarcerated men to express themselves through role-playing. In interviews and behind-the-scenes glimpses, it becomes clear that the tragic flaws of the Shakespearian characters serve as a mirror for the prisoners' own crimes and behaviors, providing them with valuable and potentially healing insights.

Plot Keywords:

Crime | Documentary | Prison | Prison / Prisoners | Shakespeare | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrically Released March 10, 2006

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 826663100723
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item