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McKellen: Playing the Part (2017)

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Feature documentary on the life and work of Sir Ian McKellen.

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Joe Stephenson

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Credited cast:
Ian McKellen ... Self
Frances Barber
Adam Brown
Scott Chambers ... Ian McKellen
Penny Clapcott Penny Clapcott ... Her Majesty's Smallest Subject
Luke Evans
David Foxxe David Foxxe
Sean Mathias Sean Mathias ... Tyrone Guthrie
Milo Parker ... Young Ian McKellen
Edward Petherbridge
Martin Sherman Martin Sherman
Malcolm Sinclair
Morgan Watkins ... Fairground Worker
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Colleen Dewhurst ... Self (archive footage)
Lynn Redgrave ... Self (archive footage)
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Feature documentary on the life and work of Sir Ian McKellen.

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reenactment | See All (1) »

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Theatre actor. Film star. Political activist. Inspirational teacher.


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Boring
31 January 2019 | by bernardoarquivoSee all my reviews

McKellen is a great actor and no one disputes that. But I hoped for a documentary where he would focus on the creation of his theater roles, especially the shakespearean ones, and what we get instead is an hour and a half of small talk, light gossip and no real depth.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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$42,160
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