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A Nobel for two : a documentary on Dario Fo and Franca Rame

Author: Filippo Piscopo; Lorena Luciano; Michelo Capasso; Cinema Guild.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Cinema Guild, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : ItalianView all editions and formats
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"Portrays the life and career of this Italian husband and wife duo of actors and playwrights, who are best known for their satirical and politically radical theater presentations. When Dario Fo received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997, he shared the honor with his wife. Their work was censored for more than seventeen years in Italy and they were twice denied U.S. entry visas on political grounds. The video  Read more...
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Named Person: Franca Rame; Dario Fo; Dario Fo; Franca Rame
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Filippo Piscopo; Lorena Luciano; Michelo Capasso; Cinema Guild.
OCLC Number: 40657863
Language Note: Italian and English, with English subtitles.
Notes: Title on videocassette: Dario Fo and Franca Rame : a Noble [sic] for two.
Credits: Director of photography, Michelo Capasso.
Performer(s): Commentary: Robert Brustein, Robert Orchard.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min., 36 sec.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Dario Fo and Franca Rame, a Nobel for two
Responsibility: directed, edited and produced by Filippo Piscopo, Lorena Luciano.

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"Portrays the life and career of this Italian husband and wife duo of actors and playwrights, who are best known for their satirical and politically radical theater presentations. When Dario Fo received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997, he shared the honor with his wife. Their work was censored for more than seventeen years in Italy and they were twice denied U.S. entry visas on political grounds. The video features performance excerpts from classic Dario Fo plays such as Mistero Buffo and Accidental Death of an Anarchist, plus interviews with Fo and Rame, and numerous theatrical colleagues and associates, both here and abroad, including Robert Brustein and Robert Orchard of the American Reper-tory Theatre."--www.cinemaguild.org.

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