The President of an Empty Room

The President of an Empty Room

by Steven Knight


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Voodoo, heroin and tobacco in a Cuban cigar factory, from the award-winning screenwriter of Dirty Pretty Things. Amid the vibrant, spirited community of a Cuban cigar factory, the senior roller proclaims a democracy and work goes to hell. There's Flamenco dancing, bursts of opera, quarrels, reconciliations, revelations and a bungled sexual encounter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781854598981
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication date: 04/01/2006
Series: Nick Hern Book Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Steven Knight read English Literature at University College London before working in advertising. In 2002, his first screenplay, Dirty Pretty Things, directed by Stephen Frears, won the Evening Standard Best Film and Best Actor Awards, Best British Screenwriter at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards and an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

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