The Crucible is a play based on real life events that happened in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Arthur Miller had been fascinated by what he calls the "inexplicable darkness" surrounding the Salem witchcraft trials since he was young. When the Cold war mentality in America caused a purge of liberals and suspected communist sympathizers that Arthur Miller realized the similarities between the hysteria in Salem and the real life in America after World War 2. Then he decided to write his classic play "The Crucible. In 1996 Nicholas Hytner sees the greatness of this play, then he successfully transformed into the screen. Today I have invited Nicholas Hytner to discuss his new movie.
(Y= Yumi N= Nicholas)
Y: Your play was very successful. It's regarded as one of the most important works of modern American literature. What is the theme of the story?
N: First of all, Mr. Arthur Miller used...