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The Other Side of the Wind (2018)

R | | Drama | 2 November 2018 (USA)
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A Hollywood director emerges from semi-exile with plans to complete work on an innovative motion picture.

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Orson Welles
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Huston ... Jake Hannaford
Oja Kodar ... The Actress
Peter Bogdanovich ... Brooks Otterlake
Susan Strasberg ... Julie Rich
Norman Foster ... Billy Boyle
Robert Random ... John Dale (as Bob Random)
Lilli Palmer ... Zarah Valeska
Edmond O'Brien ... Pat Mullins
Mercedes McCambridge ... Maggie Noonan
Cameron Mitchell ... Zimmer
Paul Stewart ... Matt Costello
Gregory Sierra ... Jack Simon
Tonio Selwart Tonio Selwart ... The Baron
Dan Tobin ... Dr. Burroughs
John Carroll ... Lou Martin
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Storyline

A famed, and infamous, movie director, JJ Hannaford, dies in a car accident. He was about to release his latest movie and a documentary camera crew had been following him around in the days preceding his death. We see the events leading up to his death, the careers Hannaford destroyed, the enemies he made and his last film, The Other Side of the Wind. Written by grantss

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40 Years in the Making. His Final Film. See more »

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Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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France | Iran | USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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The Other Side of the Wind See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.37 : 1
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Although she co-wrote the screenplay, Oja Kodar's character never speaks. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Brooks Otterlake: [voice-over] That's the car, what was left of it after the accident. If it was an accident.
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A "special thanks for supporting our crowdfunding campaign" near the end of the credits includes multiple well-known film directors, including Edgar Wright, Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach, Brett Ratner, J.J. Abrams, and Sofia Coppola. See more »

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References I Eat Your Skin (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Les Délinquants
Written and performed by Michel Legrand
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Michel Legrand + Editions Royalty
Courtesy of Decca Records France
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I Apreciate it but didn't entirely enjoy it.
3 November 2018 | by jump-man95See all my reviews

Does life imitates film or film, life?

It's a film that is about the same way the actually film was made in real life. THAT'S META.

It's made to be hated much like the art film within the film. THAT'S META.

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Anyways, I APREACTIATE THE FILM EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T ENTIRELY ENJOYED IT.

you will like it more if you have read the book or watch the documentry about the film.

I think it lacks in direct conflict even though you can feel the tension.

It hurts my head the amounts of quick cutting.

It's witty and funny but overall left feeling like it could of had slightly more concise point to it.

It's like 81/2. So if you hate that film then you will not enjoy it.

I think Birdman is a much better similar film with more conflict and emotion.


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