From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Marat/Sade (full title: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat As Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade) (1967, UK) is a Surreal/Experimental Genre Mix Em Up-Musical film directed by Peter Brook.


Main Details

  • Released on February 22, 1967
  • Color
  • Running time: 116 minutes
  • Production Co.: Marat Sade Productions| Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Distribution Co.: United Artists
  • Directed by: Peter Brook
  • Written by Peter Weiss, Geoffrey Skelton, Adrian Mitchell
  • Starring Patrick Magee, Ian Richardson, Glenda Jackson

Plot Summary

  • While incarcerated in the Asylum at Charenton, the Marquis de Sade produces a play about Jean-Paul Marat's death. The patients are the actors.
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