Amargosa Poster

Release Date: November 12th, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
This documentary explores dancer Marta Becket's decision to leave the art scene of New York City, move across the country to Death Valley Junction and renovate the decrepit Amargosa Opera House in order to perform first and foremost for herself. In addition to interviewing Becket as well as some of her friends and fans, including writer Ray Bradbury, the film utilizes performance footage and offers external views of the Amargosa and its surroundings to paint a picture of Becket's life and work.

Cast: Marta Becket, Ray Bradbury, Paul Lyday, Tom Willett, Mary McDonnell

Director: Todd Robinson

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Sundance Channel, Triple Play Pictures

Keywords: Engaging, Mother, New York City, 1970s, Fascinating, Quest, 2000s, Moving, Transformation