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In a remote village in Eastern Europe, around 1900, the young Motl Mendl is entranced by the flickering silent images on his father's cinematograph. Bankrolled by Jacob, the ebullient local timber merchant, and inspired by Anna, the girl sent to help him make moving pictures of their village, he stumbles on a revolutionary way of story-telling. Forty years on, Motl - now a famed American film director - looks back on his early life and confronts the cost of fulfilling his dreams..Performers Antony Sher, Mark Extance, Colin Haigh, Paul Jesson, Sue Kelvin, Abigail McKern, Damien Molony, Lauren O'Neil, Karl Theobald, Alexis Zegerman, Nell McCann, Tom Peters, Alexander Semple, Jill Stanford, Darren Swift, Geoffrey Towers, Kate Webster, Jonathan Woolf.
Author Nicholas Wright. Producer National Theatre. Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Costume Vicki Mortimer. Lighting Bruno Poet. Design Jon Driscoll (video and projection). Music Grant Olding. Sound Rich Walsh.
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