BRUTE FORCE: The Actor’s Toolkit

BRUTE FORCE: The Actor’s Toolkit

2 Episodes

Observations on Film Art No. 12

What do actors do when they act? Few aspects of film craft are as widely discussed—and as little understood.

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BRUTE FORCE: The Actor’s Toolkit
  • BRUTE FORCE: The Actor’s Toolkit

    Episode 1

    What do actors do when they act? Few aspects of film craft are as widely discussed—and as little understood.

  • Brute Force

    Episode 2

    Directed by Jules Dassin • 1947 • United States

    As hard-hitting as its title, BRUTE FORCE was the first of Jules Dassin's forays into the crime genre, a prison melodrama that takes a critical look at American society as well. Burt Lancaster is the timeworn Joe Collins, who, along with his fell...