john-gabriel-borkman

“Deborah Findlay’s performance simply exudes engrained bitterness. It is obvious that her desperate character has been damaged by suffering. Penelope Wilton play’s her sister. A shell of her former self, she has been hardened by betrayal and abandonment. The fantastic first scene is a steely tussle between the two twin sisters, simmering with resentment and jealousy.”

(Deborah Findlay and Penelope Wilton in ‘John Gabriel Borkman’)

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It’s terrible that they cut the video off right there.
“It sounds as if I’m dead.”
“You are.”
*long thoughtful pause* “You might be correct then.”