Threads of Time by Peter Brook
School-age Peter couldn’t understand why anyone could divide experience into opposing categories—what you can feel || what you can define. Theories about the nature and quality of human experience become meaningful through the hard-gained personal journey.
A life is a hard story to tell. When its your own, you get to shape it in the telling. As for the list of accomplishments and achievements not being the measure of a person, there could be something to the exaggerations and absurdities that characterized Salvador Dalí:
“To show people what they expect, would be very disappointing.”
Peter Brook doesn’t disappoint. Threads of Time is the English theater and film director’s meditative recollections about theater and the power of acting. His keen observations made him an early prodigy.
“What if at this moment you are as close as you will ever be to the truth?”
The child who asked deep questions grew up to become an influential storyteller.
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