• Publication date: February 17, 2013

This So Called Disaster

Director Michael Almereyda documents Sam Shepard's play 'The Late Henry Moss' is both a study of playwright Shepard himself, as well as a study of the magic of theater and the talented actors involved in Shepard's vision...

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Duration: 90

Production Year: 2003

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February 22, 2013 03:00 (KSA) ~ February 22, 2013 02:00 (CLT)

Director Michael Almereyda documents Sam Shepard's play 'The Late Henry Moss' is both a study of playwright Shepard himself, as well as a study of the magic of theater and the talented actors involved in Shepard's vision; including talents such as Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson, Cheech Marin.

This labor of love took 16 years to accomplish, and it reflects upon Shepard's own relationship with his late father. Almereyda's documentary strings together rehearsals, actor insights and interviews in an attempt to capture the magic brewing up till opening night...

Starring:

  • Sean Penn
  • Nick Nolte
  • Cheech Marin
  • Woody Harrelson
  • T-Bone Burnett
  • James Gammon

Directed by:  Michael Almereyda

Rating:  R for some language.