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Peter Brook – Tell Me Lies (1968)

“Based on Denis Cannan’s 1966 protest play on the Vietnam war ‘US’ which Brook directed for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the film adaptation is a fascinating insight into how Vietnam was lived in London at that time.
As a young couple search for the truth about the conflict , we are shown a mixture of opinion from a number of artistic and intellectual communities together with sequences about Vietnam revealing the complex and often comic contradictions between belief and reality. With songs by Adrian Mitchell, the cast includes Kingsley Amis, Glenda Jackson, Paul Scofield and Peggy Ashcroft.” – The Barbican Read More »