Tell Me Lies

Wed 17 Feb

Tell Me Lies

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

Peter Brook

108 mins

in English

UK/USA | 1968 | col | dir. Peter Brook, with Mark Jones, Pauline Munro, Eric Allan | new print

Three London actors, obsessed by the photograph of a wounded Vietnamese child, try to understand the spiral of violence in the Vietnam War. Meetings, discussions, demonstrations and testimonies about key events tell the nonsense of war, with a powerful use of satirical songs and devastating irony. Peter Brook’s long-unseen drama-doc, released in 1968 at the height of the conflict, remains both thought-provoking and disturbing.

Preceded by an introduction by Peter Brook

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