A life spent immersed in theater and the movies.
Showing spectacular clips from productions such as Frida, The Tempest and The Lion King,
director Julie Taymor describes a life spent immersed in theater and the movies.
Filmed right as controversy over her Broadway production of Spider-Man:
Turn Off the Dark was at its peak, she candidly describes the tensions inherent within her creative process, as she strives both to capture the essence of a story--and produce images and experiences unlike anything else.
Julie Taymor is a film, theater and opera director.
She is known for lavish movies such as Frida and for her hit Broadway musicals,
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Spider-Man, The Lion King and life on the creative edge