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McKellen: Playing the Part

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92 Minutes

Overview:


Built around a 14 hour interview, Playing the Part uncovers McKellen's story. From his upbringing living through the war, working through repertory and West End theatre becoming a pioneering stage star, coming out and being a leader in the campaign for equality, to his mainstream film breakouts as Magneto and Gandalf. His work and influence transcends generations, celebrated here in this fully authorised insight. McKellen: Playing the Part features unprecedented access to private photo albums, a wealth of never-before-seen archive material, including diaries written when he was 12, and unseen behind the scenes of theatre shows and films, alongside his personal thoughts on a life long lived.

Cast:

Adam Brown
Frances Barber
Ian Mckellen
Luke Evans
Milo Parker
Penny Clapcott
Scott Chambers

Genres:

Documentary
History

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