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Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner (2006)

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A documentary on the personal and political life of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony Kushner. The film begins in 2001, when Kushner was mounting the production of his play "Homebody/Kabul" and runs through 2004, as he worked on John Kerry's presidential campaign, got married to Mark Harris, worked with Maurice Sendak, and opened the Broadway musical "Caroline, or Change."

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Freida Lee Mock

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Freida Lee Mock

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Cast

Credited cast:
Firdous Bamji ... Mullah (archive footage)
Bill Camp ... Himself
Harrison Chad Harrison Chad ... Himself
Jay Charan ... Himself
Linda Emond ... Herself
David Marshall Grant ... Joe Pitt (archive footage)
Marcia Gay Harden ... Herself
Joseph Kamal ... Doctor (archive footage)
Justin Kirk ... Himself
Sean T. Krishnan ... Himself
Tony Kushner ... Himself
Ron Leibman ... Roy Cohn (archive footage)
Joe Mantello ... Louis Ironson (archive footage)
Mike Nichols ... Himself
Mary-Louise Parker ... Harper Pitt (archive footage)
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A documentary on the personal and political life of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony Kushner. The film begins in 2001, when Kushner was mounting the production of his play "Homebody/Kabul" and runs through 2004, as he worked on John Kerry's presidential campaign, got married to Mark Harris, worked with Maurice Sendak, and opened the Broadway musical "Caroline, or Change."

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Opening Weekend USA:

$5,944, 8 October 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$24,729, 10 December 2006
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