The last few movie choices of his career are intriguing.
For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
Katherine of Alexandria (2013 – not out yet)
Mary (announced…2014… made?)
And in between, it looks like a tiny cameo in some sort of Asian action film.
It is interesting to speculate about what might have been going on in O’Toole’s life toward the end. Surely, he felt his mortality. Of course, the cynic could suggest that he was simply taking jobs from those who would pay him.
Whatever. Say a prayer for him. He has passed from this life, as we all shall one day.
Once upon a time, these great films had musical overtures and intermissions with an entr’acte. Going to the movies was like going to the best of plays, a stage production on steroids. A Gesamtkunstwerk.?
I remember going to these big screen films, with the breaks… the patience. The quality.