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A Life in the Theater (1993)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 9 October 1993
A veteran actor who's seen it all and a young, up-and-comer join for a season of reperatory theatre.

Director:

Gregory Mosher

Writers:

David Mamet (play), David Mamet (teleplay)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Matthew Broderick ... John
Nicole Bukky Nicole Bukky ... Mrs. Wilcox
Jack Lemmon ... Robert
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Storyline

A veteran actor who's seen it all and a young, up-and-comer join for a season of reperatory theatre.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Life in the Theatre See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Beacon Communications See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Matthew Broderick keeps a picture of his real life father, actor James Broderick, on his dressing room table in the film. See more »

Quotes

Robert: Roll up, I say, roll up, for did you not think the wonder-working god who in his wisdom sent down aches and pains would not dispatch the means for their alleviation?
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Connections

Remake of A Life in the Theatre (1979) See more »

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A complete waste of time
18 October 2002 | by zeemanguySee all my reviews

Unless you are trying to watch all of Jack Lemmon's or Matthew Broderick's films stay away from this. 78 minutes of conversation between the 2 actors. I thought it was awful. Nothing interesting happened and the conversation never developed. The viewer never learns much more about the characters and after awhile doesn't care.


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