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Plenty

-By David Hare
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    One of a series of titles first published by Faber between 1930 and 1990, and in a style and format planned with a view to the appearance of the volumes on the bookshelf. Hare's play counterpoints the experiences of an Englishwoman helping the French Resistance with her life in the next 20 years.

    This play ran at the National Theatre, London, throughout 1978 and the New York production in the autumn of 1982 was equally well received. In counterpointing the experiences of an Englishwoman helping the French Resistance during the war with her life in the following twenty years, the author offers a unique view of postwar history, as well as making a powerful statement about changing values and the collapse of ideals embodied in a single life. Plenty is also a major film produced by Edward R. Pressman and Joseph Papp with Mark Seiler as Executive Producer, and directed by Fred Schepisi from a screenplay by David Hare. The cast, headed by double Oscar-winner Meryl Streep, includes Charles Dance, Tracy Ullman, John Gielgud, Sting, Ian McKellen and Sam Neill. read less...

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    Book Details
    ISBN-13 9780571112395
    Publisher Faber & Faber
    Imprint Faber & Faber Plays
    Number of Pages 112
    Publication Date 08081997
    Language English
    Binding Paperback

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