The Conspirators

Joseph Conrad (author)
Witold Orzechowski (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., circa 1982. Original Treatment script for an unproduced film. With 17 pages of information about Polish screenwriter Witold Orzechowski laid in, including a background on his film career on the other side of the Iron Curtain and about his affiliation with the Solidarity political party. Orzechowski directed the first Eastern European cinematic adaptation of Joseph Conrad with the television movie "Her Return" (1975). Background information addressed to producer Paul Kohner.

An unproduced film adaptation of Joseph Conrad's 1911 novel "Under Western Eyes," which many consider to be Conrad's response to Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," whom Conrad detested. The story generally deals with the life of an oft-downtrodden revolutionary, told through the story of a language teacher living in Geneva.

Set in St. Petersburg, Russia and Geneva, Switzerland.

Red titled wrappers. Title page present, noted as treatment, with credits for screenwriter Witold Orzechowski and author Joseph Conrad. 19 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 18. Xerographically duplicated. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with three silver brads.

[Book #141646]