Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
This three hour long French documentary chronicles the life and personality of famed French poet, actor and intellectual Antonin Artaud who passed away in 1948 when he was only 50-years old. His last two years were characterized by his insanity, and terrible pain. Though a famed actor and poet, Artaud is best remembered for his musings upon the true significance and power of words. The documentary includes archival footage, readings of his poems, examples of his art, and interviews with close friends.