NT Live, Recorded Live
John Steinbeck’s play is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.
Director: Anna D. Shapiro
Starring: James Franco, Chris O’Dowd, Leighton Meester, Jim Norton
Director Anna D. Shapiro revives John Steinbeck’s 1937 dramatization of his novel about migrant field workers in California during the depression era. James Franco plays big-dreaming George and Chris O’Dowd is mentally disturbed Lennie, who doesn’t know his own strength.
This hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men, filmed on stage in New York by National Theatre Live, comes to UK cinemas. Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee James Franco and Tony Award® nominee Chris O’Dowd star in this highly-anticipated screening of the riveting and powerful production. The production was nominated for two Tony Awards®, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Chris O’Dowd.