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Me to Play

Nominated for Best Documentary Feature

Director: Jim Bernfield

72' • United States • 2021


Two professional actors with Parkinson's disease put up an Off-Broadway production of Samuel Beckett's "Endgame," a play he wrote as a metaphor for living with the disease after his mother succumbed to Parkinson's. In the play, Beckett wrote, "There's nothing funnier than unhappiness;" this movie proves it. It also shows that when the body gives way, all that's left is soul.

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