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The Last Impresario

1h 33m Documentary, Biography, Australia, Australian 2013

The most famous person you've never heard of, London-based theatre impresario, Michael White, has produced more than 300 shows and movies in the city.

In this intimate documentary, filmmaker Gracie Otto introduces us to this larger-than-life phenomenon, Michael White, the London theatre and film impresario that produced over 300 shows and movies over the last 50 years. Bringing to the stage the risqué productions of Oh! Calcutta! and The Rocky Horror Show, to the screen Monty Python’s The Holy Grail, and introducing Merce Cunningham, Pina Bausch and Yoko Ono to London audiences, White irrevocably shaped the cultural scene of 1970’s London. Following a chance encounter with him in Cannes 2010, Gracie Otto has created an intriguing tribute to a truly fascinating entertainment figure with a remarkable cultural legacy.


Michael White (Self) , Gracie Otto (Self) , Naomi Watts (Self) , John Cleese (Self)


Gracie Otto




Australia, USA

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