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Peter Brook: The Tightrope (2014)

Peter Brook: The Tightrope poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,365Details
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Peter Brook is 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, called "the Tightrope," which evolved over decades of experimentation and practice into a process of transformation that makes theatre real and new for actor and audience alike. In this quietly eloquent and unique film, director Simon Brook -- Peter's son -- reveals how the Tightrope works its dramatic alchemy. Filmed in total immersion with five hidden cameras, The Tightrope plunges us into the intimate aspects of Brook working with his troupe of actors and musicians. Without disturbing the truth of the moment, the film reveals the magic inherent to the creative process, taking us beyond the intimacy of a workshop and into a philosophical and soulful experience.


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Critics RottenAudience Spilled
57% - Rotten
40% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 31st, 2014 (Limited) by First Run Features
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 83 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Movie Business, Theater
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Brook Productions, Cinemaundici, ARTE France
Production Countries: France,

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,387 $824 Apr 11, 2014 73
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,055 $502 Feb 14, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,751 $1,737 Feb 7, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,909 $6,768 Jan 31, 2014 3


Peter Brook    Himself
Yoshi Oida    Himself
Marcello Magni    Himself
Hayley Carmichael    Herself
Jos Houben    Himself
Abdou Ouloguem    Himself
Shantala Shivalingappa    Herself
Lydia Wilson    Herself
Emily Wilson    Herself
Micha Lescot    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Simon Brook
Producer    Ermanno Olmi
Producer    Luigi Musini
Producer    Jean-Pierre Eklou Atisso
Editor    Josie Miljevic
Composer    Toshi Tsuchitori
Composer    Franck Krawczyk
Director of Photography    Alexis Kavyrchine
Sound Designer    Philippe Avril
Sound Mixer    Thierry Delor

Per Theater Chart: Artistic Integrity

February 5th, 2014

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Tim's Vermeer led the way on the per theater chart with an average of $14,468 in four theaters. It was the only film to reach $10,000 on the per theater chart this weekend. Peter Brook: The Tightrope did make $10,301 in one theater, but that was over five days. Over the weekend, it pulled in $6,768. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/01/31 62 $6,768   1 $6,768   $10,301 3
2014/02/07 64 $1,737 -74% 1 $1,737   $14,967 10
2014/02/14 82 $502 -71% 2 $251   $17,305 17
2014/04/11 95 $824   1 $824   $18,929 73

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/01/31 55 $9,697   1 $9,697   $13,230 7
2014/02/07 63 $3,044 -69% 1 $3,044   $16,274 14
2014/02/14 80 $502 -84% 2 $251   $17,511 21
2014/04/11 72 $1,260   1 $1,260   $19,365 77

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