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The Tightrope takes a fascinating look into the career of Peter Brook

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The river runs deep in The Tightrope (First Run Features), a riveting look at Peter Brook, one of the world's most respected and revolutionary directors of contemporary theatre. To help his actors achieve extraordinary performances, he has a special exercise, "the Tightrope," that evolved throughout decades of experimentation and practice into a process of transformation that revitalizes the theatrical experience for actor and audience alike. In this unique film, director Simon Brook--- Peter's son---reveals how 'the Tightrope' works its dramatic alchemy.