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[1946]: Two Cities Films, London and Rome

Beware of Pity [A black and white film drama based on Stefan Zweig's novel "Ungeduld des Herzens"]

Language: English
Director: Maurice Elvey
Producer: Maurice Elvey and W. P. Lipscomb
Script writers: Elizabeth Baron, W. P. Lipscomb, and Marguerite Stern
Cast: Lilli Palmer, Albert Lieven, Cedric Hardwicke, Gladys Cooper et al.
Runtime: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Released in England on 22 July 1946

[2017]: Barbican, London

Beware of Pity [A stage play based on Stefan Zweig's novel "Ungeduld des Herzens"]. Staged by Simon McBurney at the Barbican, 9-12 February. Frist staged By Simon McBurney at the Schaubühne , Berlin, December 2015

Discussion:. Simon McBurney. "Beware of Pity is chillingly resonant in the Trump era" in The Guardian [London], 3 February 2017. See: http://www/


Nice, David. "Beware of Pity, Complicite & Schaubühne, Berlin, Barbican" in The Arts Desk [Cockfosters, London], 10 February 2017. Contains 2 photographs from scenes of the play. See:
Stand, John. "Beware of Pity review: Go and share a dream of pity and of love" in The Sydney Morning Herald [Sydney, Australia], 24 January 2019. A review of Simon McBurney's play Beware of Pity based upon Stefan Zweig's novel Ungeduld des Herzens . The play was presented on stage in the Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay (Sydney), from 23 to 27 January 2019. Christoph Gawenda and Laurenz Laufenberg play Hofmiller; Marie Burchard plays Edith; Eva Meckbach plays both Edith and Illona. Music and sound by Pete Malkin; video by Will Duke; the set by Anna Fleischle; and the costumes by Holly Waddington. See:
Shand, John. "Simon McBurney: collaborating across the language divide" in The Age [Melbourne, Australia], 15 January 2019. Concerning Ungeduld des Herzens, a German stage play based on Beware of Pity in a version by Simon McBurney, James Yeatman, Maja Zade and the ensemble. Presented on stage in the Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin in January 2019. See:
Trueman, Matt. "Stefan Zweig: Complicite's Simon McBurney on why he matters" in The Financial Times [London], 28 January 2017, Life and Arts, p. 12. Photograph by Gianmarco Bresadola. See: Google: Matt Trueman. Stefan Zweig: Complicite's Simon McBurney on why he matters
Wake, Caroline. "Beware of Pity is beautiful to watch, but clashes with modern sensibilities" in The Conversation [Website, Melbourne, Australia], 24 January 2019. See:
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