McKellen Playing the Part (2018)

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  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2018

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Documentary about the life and career of the actor Ian McKellen, centred around an extensive interview that explores his upbringing in Wigan, the development of his acting career in theatre and film, and his LGBT rights campaigning.

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