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Nunn's Twelfth Night
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0319  Friday, 9 February 2001

From:           Todokoro Hiroyuki <
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Date:           Friday, 09 Feb 2001 11:54:39 +0900
Subject:        Nunn's Twelfth Night

Discussions on Branagh, sometimes furious, are giving me quite enjoyable
minutes in the morning.  But how about Trevor Nunn's Twelfth Night? I
don't like to say that the film is a junk as a whole (I love Ben's
Feste!), but Trevor's script cuts the scenes, especially Viola-Orsio
love scenes, into pieces so much that I feel the passion involved is
somewhat rationalized, lessens its own power. The scenes as Shakespeare
wrote them are very finely written, work very potently on the stage.  I
think Trevor has gone too far about re-dividing the scenes.  What's your
remark on it, memebers?


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