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Lord of the Flies b&w film

Peter Brook followed Golding's novel very closely in filming this dramatically gripping and poetically moving realisation of dystopian society among schoolboys plane-wrecked on a deserted island.

Read the Guardian obituary for the actor James Aubrey (1947-2010) who played Ralph in the movie.

Lord of the Flies Film

Lord of the Flies

Peter Brook's black-and-white feature film (with original music by Raymond Leppard) was premiered at the 1963 Cannes Festival and has been acclaimed as a masterpiece of art-house cinema.

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