A Walk Through Prospero's Library

A Walk Through Prospero's Library (1992)


A short made for TV with director Peter Greenaway discussing the dazzling 3.5 minute opening sequence from his film, 'Prospero's Books'. As Prospero (John Gielgud) walks through his library, Greenaway comments on the historical, mythological, biblical & fictional characters occupying the library.

A Walk Through Prospero's Library Trailer

  • John Gielgud

    as Prospero
  • Isabelle Pasco

    as Miranda
Directing Peter Greenaway Director
Production Thomas W. Klinger Producer
Sound Philip Glass Music
Camera Sacha Vierny Director of Photography
Editing Achim Seidel Editor
Art Ben van Os Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Ellen Lens Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Dien van Straalen Costume Design
Sound Chris Wyatt Sound Editor