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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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Producer (2 Credits)
Katsufumi Nakamura
Yoshinobu Numano
Exec. Producer (2 Credits)
Denis Wigman
Co-Producer (2 Credits)
Michel Seydoux
Philippe Carcassonne
Assoc. Producer (2 Credits)
Masato Hara
Roland Wigman
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Sacha Vierny
Editor (1 Credit)
Marina Bodbyl
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Michael Nyman
Production Designer (2 Credits)
Ben Van Os
Jan Roelfs

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