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Pirandello in Modern Film

How Movie Characters Drive and Exceed Their Story

Many iconic characters seem to take on a life of their own — and according to Luigi Pirandello, they do. In 1921, the Italian playwright shocked the local theatre scene with Six Characters in Search of An Author, a highly “meta” play in which wayward characters urge a director to finish their story.

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Rachel Wayne

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