Fourteen Actors Acting

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Fourteen Actors Acting is a web video series from the New York Times that offers intimate portraits of fourteen of today's most prominent and talented actors exercising their craft, as they perform a brief out-of-context scene without any recorded sound, allowing the audience to focus on the subtlety of these artists' expressions. This series features exclusive performances by James Franco, Natalie Portman, Jesse Eisenberg, Tilda Swinton, Javier Bardem, Matt Damon, Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, and six other acclaimed actors. They have have all found success in the film industry. They've earned critical praise and commercial recognition for their varied and powerful performances. In this series, they're able to break free from the formal restraints of script and character and perform in a stark , personal setting. Each short clip is filmed in high definition black and white, and there's no sound except for an orchestral arrangement that mimics their action.

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Season 1 : Episode 14

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Film History & Film Making, new york city new york, Art & Artists