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Wings of Fame (1990)

A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an ... See full summary »

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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered. Written by Anonymous

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If you think life is strange, wait till you see what comes next.

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23 March 1990 (Netherlands)  »

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A hírnév szárnyán  »

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Cesar Valentin: Last year in the theatre we were doing "Othello". The moment I walked on stage the audience began to applaud and cheer. And I hadn't even opened my mouth. Clearly the audience couldn't possibly be applauding my performance as Othello as I couldn't begin playing him because of all the noise. So they're applauding me as a famous person. Valentin was getting all the applause while this poor chap Othello was standing there, hoping they would shut up.
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L'amour partira demain
Written by Jean-François Fréret, Serge Pérathoner & Jannick Top
Performed by Marie Trintignant
Courtesy of Ariola Records
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An unknown gem
8 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those unknown movie gems. If you're a movie fan, you should definitely try and find a copy of this beautiful picture.

A dreamlike experience, with questions on mortality, fame, recognition, identity and a bit on the meaning of life and the afterlife... With beautiful cinematography and great acting.

Finding this movie; there lies a bit of a challenge because it's difficult to find, if not impossible. It's on YouTube. But the quality is not fantastic.


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