McKellen: Playing The Part

27th September, 2018 (M)
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  • Director Joe Stephenson
  • Cast Ian McKellan
  • Duration 91 min
  • Rating M
  • Genre Documentary
  • Participating Cinemas Chauvel Cinema, Palace Balwyn, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Central Sydney, Palace James St, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Cinema Paradiso, Palace Electric Cinema, Palace Norton Street, The Kino


Theatre Actor. Film Star. Political Activist. Inspirational Teacher.
Discover the unique journey that is the life story of Sir Ian McKellen, as told by the man himself in this feature-length documentary. The legend shares his personal stories and thoughts – from early childhood into a demanding career that placed him in the public eye for the best part of his lifetime – as well as a wealth of never-before-seen material. Private photo albums, diaries written when he was 12, and behind-the-scenes footage from theatre productions and movies complete an intimate and intriguing journey of one of this generation’s most beloved stage and screen actors.

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