Robert Wilson and the Civil Wars

Synopsis: Avant-garde American director Robert Wilson had been commissioned to mount an epic opera for the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, but it was canceled at the last minute when the Olympic organizers found themselves in a budget crisis. This documentary, tracing nearly five years of the work's development, offers a glimpse of what might have been as Wilson travels the globe overseeing rehearsals of the disparate segments -- segments that would have been gloriously unified in Southern California.

Synopsis: Avant-garde American director Robert Wilson had been commissioned to mount an epic opera for the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles... View More

Directed By: Howard Brookner