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Although both films differ considerably in their cinematic realisation, they have more in common than just their British origin, the timely proximity of their production and their place of first showing: both directors use a Shakespearean play to experiment with their "art of origin" within the medium of film. As much as Greenaway, the painter, appears to be interested in converting the Shakespearean text of the "Tempest" into a new "visual experience" Lanier, p.
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Wearing Elizabethan costumes on a blank stage, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are tossing coins , all of which land 'heads. They realize they can't remember a past before tossing coins and have only vague recollection of being called by royal summons. The Tragedians march onstage lead by the Player , who sees Rosencrantz and Guildenstern as a potential audience and tries to entice them into buying a performance with the chance to sodomize the lowliest tragedian, Alfred. Guildenstern is appalled but the Player maintains that people only go to the theater for crude entertainment full of "blood, love, and rhetoric" and mostly blood. The Player accepts and loses two futile bets to Guildenstern and agrees to pay with a play.
TOM STOPPARD. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Are Dead plays. ROSEN CRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD. ENTER A FREE MAN. TRAVESTIES.
At an American school in India, 'Tomas' became 'Tom. At seventeen, Stoppard became a journalist, never attending university. Stoppard started out writing radio plays but his turn to stage plays earned him immediate success. Stoppard continued to write acclaimed plays for stage and radio and was in awarded the PEN Pinter Prize for "determination to tell things as they are. First performed in , Beckett's play fundamentally changed theater by abandoning traditional ideas of character and plot and by commenting on techniques of play-acting within the play itself.
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