Marat/Sade (1966)





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Adapted from his own Royal Shakespeare Company production of Peter Weiss' play entitled +The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates at Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade, Peter Brook directs this fascinating look into revolution, power, and human frailty. During the 19th century, fashionable theatergoers would attend ostensibly therapeutic stage performances by mental asylum inmates. The film opens on July 19, 1809, with Monsieur Coubnier … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Adrian Mitchell, Peter Weiss, Geoffrey Skelton
On DVD: Aug 4, 1998
Franco London Films


as Jean-Paul Marat

as Marquis de Sade

as Charlotte Corday

as M. Coulmier

as Mme. Coulmier

as Mlle. Coulmier

as Cucurucu

as Rossignol

as Simonne Evrard

as Duperret

as Abbot

as Schoolmaster

as Military Representat...

as Newly Rich Lady

as Voltaire

as Lavoisier

as Musician

as Musician

as Musician

as Musician

as Patient

as Patient

as Patient

as Patient

as Jacques Roux
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All Critics (13) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Though not as powerful as the play, even if there's the same director and performers, it still connects with a modern audience.

Full Review… | July 1, 2014
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Aggressively bizarre but fascinating.

Full Review… | September 27, 2007

Told in rhyme and song, Marat/Sade entertains, informs, moves and horrifies in equal measure.

Full Review… | May 12, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

October 18, 2008

July 14, 2005

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