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The Eclipse

Friday, March 26, 2010

Ireland’s star screenwriter and playwright Conor McPherson, director of “The Eclipse,” and actor Ciaran Hinds talk about the film. Hinds plays a widower whose life converges with a beautiful author of supernatural fiction and a pop novelist at an international literary festival. It opens March 26 at the Angelika Film Center.

Guests:

Ciaran Hinds and Conor McPherson,
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Comments [2]

kate from Yonkers

Way to be fair and balanced! Yesterday was Walken on McDonagh, and today it's Conor McPherson. The two playwrights have a contentious professional relationship. I've found that people prefer one or the other: McDonagh all jokes and action, McPherson all words and what's not said. Perhaps you can ask about that?

Mar. 26 2010 09:03 AM
MG from NYC

Please ask Mr. Hinds about his earlier work in Peter Brooks' Mahabharata.

Did he have much prior knowledge of it, or India, going into the project?

What was the whole experience like?

PS - saw The Eclipse a few weeks back (as well as The Seafarer when it was on Broadway) and loved both. The latter was the last theater outing I had with my (now deceased) Dublin-born Mum and she enjoyed it very much as well. The entire look and feel of the set even felt very familiar and authentic to us both.

Mar. 26 2010 06:36 AM

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