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“Angels And Insects”: A Cinematic Short Film Trailer Of A.S. Byatt Stage Adaptation Directed By Juliet Forster (2013)

“Angels and Insects” is a cinematic narrated short film trailer for the York Theater Royal production directed by Juliet Forster.

Directed by:  Juliet Forster

Produced by:  York Theatre Royal

Adaptation of Novel by:  A.S. Byatt

Cello Music Composed by:  Bach, Vivaldi, Verdi, Schumann, Beethoven and Saint-Saens

An Amazonian explorer and entomologist, returning home shipwrecked and penniless to Victorian England, is taken in by a wealthy aristocrat. Whilst employed to catalogue his benefactor’s collection of insects, he falls in love with the beautiful and mysterious daughter of the household.

However, this is not the rags to riches romance it first appears, and he discovers the family’s perfect facade hides unexpectedly grim secrets, in a tale of lust, love and betrayal.

Review article:  http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/leisure/theatre/10367025.Review__Angels___Insects__York_Theatre_Royal_Studio/

Website:  http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/