Prometheus (1998)



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British poet-playwright Tony Harrison has worked on TV documentaries, but this is his feature directorial debut. The lengthy British drama, with a script written entirely in rhyming couplets, links Ancient Greek myths, European history, and present-day problems facing mankind. In Yorkshire, an old miner (Walter Sparrow) goes to his last day of work, while a youth (Jonathan Waintridge) in the same town memorizes a poem about Prometheus. Amid coal stacks and cooling towers, the two meet, and the … More

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Genre: Drama
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Written By: Tony Harrison


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