Six Characters in Search of an Author (1976)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Showbiz Drama  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Directed by Stacy Keach, this 1976 made-for-television movie features a performance of Nobel Prize-winner Luigi Pirandello's fantastical drama Six Characters in Search of an Author. Starring Andy Griffith, the play takes place on the set of a made-for-television adaptation of Pirandello's The Rules of the Game and finds the cast and crew questioning their reality when six strangers magically appear. Also starring John Houseman, Julie Adams, Beverly Todd, and James Keach, the program was released as part of Kultur's Broadway Theatre Archive series.

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film-set, actor, play [recreation], film-crew, reality, stranger