Collected Screenplays

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ISBN 9780571214518 Format Paperback
9780571214518
Paperback
Published 22/07/2002 Length 336 pages
336

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From his early days as a playwright, David Hare has moved deliberately between stage, film and television, over the years building up a repertoire of work, most of which seeks to capture the changing feelings of contemporary life. Now, for the first time, some of Hare's best, and most characteristic, screenplays are collected together in a single volume, confirming his status as one of Britain's most passionate and versatile writers of fiction.

This volume also contains an illuminating introduction by the author.

From his early days as a playwright, David Hare has moved deliberately between stage, film and television, over the years building up a repertoire of work, most of which seeks to capture the changing feelings of contemporary life. Now, for the first time, some of Hare's best, and most characteristic, screenplays are collected together in a single volume, confirming his status as one of Britain's most passionate and versatile writers of fiction.This volume also contains an illuminating introduction by the author.
  • About David Hare

    David Hare was born in Sussex in 1947. He is the author of twenty-nine plays for the stage, seventeen of which have been seen at the National Theatre. These plays include Plenty, The Secret Rapture, Amy's View, Via Dolorosa, Stuff Happens, Gethsemane, The Power of Yes, Racing Demon, The Absence of War and South Downs. His many screenplays for cinema and television include Licking Hitler, Damage, The Hours and The Reader. He recently wrote and directed a trilogy of films for the BBC: Page Eight, Turks & Caicos and Salting the Battlefield.

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