A live-captaure film based on play by William Luce
Directed by Erik Canuel
Academy Award winner Christopher Plummer stars in an unforgettable portrayal of legendary actor John Barrymore, one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of all time. Set in 1942, the final year of John Barrymore's life, Barrymore takes place on the stage of a Broadway theater, where the actor struggles to recreate his performance in the title role of Shakespeare's Richard III. It leads him to look back on the highs and lows of his stunning career and remarkable life.
Special bonus feature documentary Backstage with Barrymore with Helen Mirren, Julie Andrews, and Zoe Caldwell will be screened directly after the film.