Jun 22, 2014 · Directed by Jonathan Demme. With Julie Hagerty, Wallace Shawn, Lisa Joyce, Andre Gregory. A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
- Jonathan Demme
- Not Rated
- 2 min
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A Master Builder is a 2013 film directed by Jonathan Demme, based on Henrik Ibsen 's 1892 play The Master Builder. The film was released in the United States in June 2014 and stars Wallace Shawn, Julie Hagerty, Lisa Joyce and Andre Gregory.
Movie Info A young woman (Lisa Joyce) confronts a gravely ill architect (Wallace Shawn), claiming that he seduced her when she was just an adolescent, but he has no recollection of the encounter.
Produced by David Susskind, this production of one of Henrik Ibsen's most famous plays focuses on an older man's fear that he will be replaced by the younger generation before he has been able to reconcile his success with his personal sacrifices. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
- Richard A. Lukin, John Stix
- Not Rated
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"A Master Builder" is the last cinematic collaboration from theater veterans Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn. While that may not seem like a big deal to most people, there are some movie lovers out there who will respond to that news with the kind of giddiness that a fanboy might feel toward a new " Star Wars " movie.
The 2013 film A Master Builder (working title: Fear of Falling) was directed by Jonathan Demme. It stars Wallace Shawn who previously had translated and adapted it for the stage in collaboration with Andre Gregory. This stage adaptation was the basis for the film. The German director Michael Klette adapted this story for his movie Solness (2015).
Jul 25, 2014 · At the start of A Master Builder, successful architect Halvard Solness (Wallace Shawn) is on his death bed. He looks weak, until a conversation with fellow architect Knut (André Gregory) reveals his ruthless nature. Knut wants his son Ragnar (Jeff Biehl), a lowly worker of Solness, to finally get the opportunity to become an architect himself. Solness cruelly shoots the idea down. He’s ...
- C.J. Prince
Jul 22, 2014 · Gregory, Wallace Shawn, and Larry Pine have reunited for Henrik Ibsen’s A Master Builder, and, Malle being dead, Jonathan Demme has stepped into the breach. (The film is dedicated to Malle ...