Just before World War II breaks out, poet and film director Antonin Artaud releases an attack on the western culture. "The Theatre and its Double" is a manifesto for theater - Possessed, epidemic, a virus. There's no way to know how Artaud dreamed of the realization of the theater of cruelty, but he became a resounding vision of the current stage works everywhere - from Peter Brook to Romeo Kasteluči.
In the video, Peter Brook directing "Marat Sad" Following Artaud's theater of cruelty.