Edmond has ratings and 21 reviews. Branden said: normally hate Mamet, but i actually surprised myself by liking this one. like literally out of nowhe. Edmond: A play [David Mamet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fiction. The first single-volume edition of this stunning early Mamet playYou know how much of our life Edmond. By: David Mamet Media of Edmond. See larger image.

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An argument escalates, davie Edmond kills her with the knife he has bought. Aug 09, Rodney rated it really liked it. May 31, Bobby rated it really liked it.

At her apartment, he tells her how alive beating the pimp has made him feel in a highly racialized speech. Dec 15, Nick Douglas rated it liked it. For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy. Gaynor won the edmondd Best Actress Oscar for a trio of performances, in F. Books by David Mamet.

We next see him drop in at a bar, where he is soon engaged in conversation by a stranger watching a basketball game on television played by another Mamet regular, Joe Mantegna. Edmond feels the urge to preach about his own experiences, and as he stands in the doorway of the church, the woman from the mamwt recognizes him and calls into the street cavid the police. Mamet also wrote the screenplay for the film. At first glance, horror meister Stuart Gordon would not seem the obvious choice to direct an emotional psycho-drama cinematic rendering of a David Mamet play, yet with Dqvid, he displays a deft touch for the material and allows the actors to carry the day.


It is the time of the Spanish Inquisition.

The darkness of the character Edmond had the audience glued to the pages. He has a short reunion with his wife, who serves him with divorce papers. Early Modern and Renaissance Plays: Where does he belong?

Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: The last scene in this play scared the crap out of me!!!! Gregory Moss rated it really liked it Dec 15, Mamet certainly managed to even the score between Edmond and his African-American nemeses.

Mr. Mamet and Mr. Macy Make Misery in Edmond

Now mmet more sexually frustrated, Edmond goes to a peep show ; having never been to such a place before, he is disappointed when he realizes that he is not allowed to have actual sex with the performer.

On approval, you will either be sent the print copy of the book, or you will receive a further email containing the link rdmond allow you to download your eBook. Click the AdBlock button on your browser and select Don’t run on pages on this domain. He leaves him wounded and possibly dying in the alley.

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Glenna begins to find his odd behavior disturbing and asks him to leave. A young woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim. When a liberal, genuinely benign male presence arrives on the scene, in the person of a handsome young Brahmin law-school graduate named Narayan John Abrahamthe plot thickens. After a visit to a fortune teller, he decides to leave his wife and embarks on an odyssey through New York’s seedy underbelly, which takes him to two bars, a bordelloand a peep show.


Yet, after watching his progression trough the course of the story, it becomes clear that spiritually he has no soul, and emotionally he’s a shallow but volatile cauldron of disjointed thoughts.

Steve Free rated it really liked it May 16, Start your free trial. Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. Great example of how plays need scenes that focus on behavior and how a protagonist needs to be singular if a point of view will be achieved.

We’d really appreciate it. There is no third way. You think we’re there? Full Cast and Crew. He stops at a fortune teller’s for a Tarot reading: At a bar, Edmond tells a fellow patron that he has not had sex in a while and that marriage took away his masculinity. A play, quick read. For more information, visit our inspection copies page.

In these days, particularly, Edmond is the antithesis of escapism.

Deeply disturbing but somehow captivating. Then Reload the Page. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.