Minefield review: A humane, moving and necessary piece of theatre

Minefield review: A humane, moving and necessary piece of theatre
 

Three are British – including one Gurkha – and three are Argentinian.
The subject is their last theatre of war, the Falklands or Las Malvinas in 1982.
All are carrying psychological scars if not physical wounds and they weave their testimonies, anxieties, reminiscences and latent resentments into a powerful theatrical event under the guiding hand of Argentinian director Lola Arias, who uses live camera feeds, videos, models, DIY sound effects and music.
These former soldiers emerge with tremendous dignity, even if the pain buried deep inside shows in their eyes.
But there is humour too.... read more

 
10 November 2017 in Entertainment, Views: 37
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