Prospero's Books

  • 1991
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Fantasy

A loose, multi-layered deconstruction of Shakespeare's final play by Peter Greenaway, enfant terrible of the British art-house scene. Beginning with its opening sequence of a urinating angel, PROSPERO'S BOOKS is a remarkable celebration of naked excess. Penises, especially, proliferate like so many pairs of socks dangling from a clothesline. It's Shakespeare's...read more

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