Yusuf Toropov ::
American novelist, nonfiction writer, playwright, and citizen of the Republic in Exile.
JIHADI: A LOVE STORY is published by Orenda Books.
From Ireland, creating the possibility of harmonious acceptance via literature and a global conversation about coexistence.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Answer to Yesterday's Shakespeare Trivia Question
This speech from MACBETH shows up in the Oscar-winning film BIRDMAN. You hear it as Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) navigates a liquor store inexplicably strewn with uncountable Christmas lights. When Thomson makes it out to the street, a mediocre actor who is suing him, and whom he may or may not have injured by means of telekinesis, continues to rant and howl the words below, having apparently become a street person. A "poor player."
Or (more likely) a hallucination of a poor player.
Quite a remarkable film, BIRDMAN rewards repeat viewings.