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PROSPERO'S BOOKS

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Directed by Peter Greenaway
France, Italy, 1991
Avant-Garde, Fantasy, Drama

Synopsis

Prospero is a magician who gets to keep only a small fragment of his enormous library when he is exiled with his daughter to an enchanted island. As Prospero describes the books he loves, visions begin to unfold. However, problems arise when Prospero’s daughter falls in love with the wrong man.

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Synopsis

Prospero is a magician who gets to keep only a small fragment of his enormous library when he is exiled with his daughter to an enchanted island. As Prospero describes the books he loves, visions begin to unfold. However, problems arise when Prospero’s daughter falls in love with the wrong man.

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Prospero's BooksDirected byPeter Greenaway

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1991 | Out of Competition
Venice Film Festival
1991 | Competition

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