A look at the opening credits sequence of Prospero’s Books, including some of the paintings that inspired director Peter Greenaway’s visuals.
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One Reply to “Audio Commentary: Prospero’s Books (Greenaway, 1991)”
I vehemently disagree that the film is inaccessible. It’s one of the most lucid of Shakespeare adaptations.