McKellen: Playing the Part

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Built upon a 14 hour interview, MCKELLEN: PLAYING THE PART is a unique journey through the key landmarks of McKellen's life, from early childhood into a demanding career that placed him in the public eye for the best part of his lifetime. Using an abundance of photography from McKellen's private albums and cinematically reconstructed scenes, a raw talent shines through in the intensity, variety and devotion to that moment in the light.


McKellen: Playing the Part
  • Cast
  • Ian McKellen, Scott Chambers, Luke Evans
  • Director
  • Joe Stephenson
  • Genre
  • Biography, Documentary
  • Classification
  • 216 mins
  • Audio Language
  • English
  • Distributor
  • Icon Film Distribution

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