Lord of the Flies (1963) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Peter Brook and produced by Lewis M. Allen.
Short Take: Lord of the FliesBy Barry P. on Apr 4, 2020 From Cinematic Catharsis
(1963) Written and directed by Peter Brook; Based on the novel by William Golding; James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin and Tom Gaman; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating: ***½ “All I wanted was a small sum of money, no script; just kids, a camera, and a beach.”... Read full article
Lord of the Flies (1963)By Beatrice on Dec 31, 2017 From Flickers in Time
Lord of the Flies Directed by Peter Brook Written Peter Brook from a novel by William Golding 1963/UK Two Arts Ltd. First viewing/FilmStruck Well, this is a hell of a note to end a year on. The film begins with a group of still photographs that wordlessly tell of a coming war and the evacuation of c... Read full article
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Once filming began, Peter Brook largely dispensed with the script and encouraged his young cast to improvise. He shot over 60 hours of footage which was then edited down into a 90-minute film. Consequently, there is no screenplay credit.
During the first week of film shooting on the Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, the Bay of Pigs Invasion began. This impacted filming because the wounded were evacuated to the U.S. naval hospital on Vieques.
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