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Simon McBurney on And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

Actor/director Simon McBurney explores how ideas of connection and memory in John Berger's And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos are essential to his theatrical work.

Actor/director Simon McBurney of Theatre de Complicite describes how John Berger's "And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos" plays with ideas of connection, memory, narrative and mortality which are essential to his theatrical work. "Berger digs in the vulnerable earth of human experience, and joins the fragments he uncovers with an eye as sure as an astronomer, a gesture as gentle as a carpenter," McBurney says. This slim work has been a point of reference for his art and his life.
Producer: Smita Patel.

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