John Gabriel Borkman
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  • "A story by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, based around The Borkman family lives.

    John Gabriel Borkman was once a great man. Wealthy, powerful, revered. He gave up love for success and was handsomely rewarded.

    But now, disgraced and destitute after a financial scandal and jail, the former director of the bank paces out each day, alone in an upstairs room, planning his comeback.

    Downstairs his wife Gunhild lives a parallel life, plotting for their son to restore the family's reputation.

    The claustrophobia of their lives is shattered once and for all with the arrival of Gunhild's twin sister Ella, the woman whose love Borkman gave away..."

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John Gabriel Borkman
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