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Brittle Glory (1997)

A satire about an actor from the 1960s coming to terms with the pressures of today's entertainment industry.

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Stewart Schill

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Stewart Schill
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tony Curtis ... Jack Steele
Arye Gross ... Lewis Rosen
Ally Walker ... Elise Rosen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kate Asner Kate Asner ... Julie Steele
Matt Champagne
Wendy Davis ... Reporter
Sydney DeBear Sydney DeBear
Victoria Haas Victoria Haas
Don Harvey ... The Robber
Sean Hill Sean Hill ... Young Reptile Man
Kamau Holloway ... Clerk
Lillian Hurst ... Mrs. Bell
Geoffrey Infeld Geoffrey Infeld ... Jester
Doc Phineas Kastle ... Himself - Dimitrius
Kelly Kiernan Kelly Kiernan ... Nurse
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A satire about an actor from the 1960s coming to terms with the pressures of today's entertainment industry.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1997 (Panama) See more »

Also Known As:

The Continued Adventures of Reptile Man See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Jack Steele: Sorry lies between shit and sympathy in the dictionary.
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A gem
17 February 2003 | by lbkSee all my reviews

A exceptionally fine balance between harsh reality and comic book magic. Excellent performances that really makes you feel what goes on inside the mind of the characters. No "cartoon" characters in this cartoon world but a believable mix of identifiable strengths and weaknesses in every person. All are crazy one way or the other but their heart wrenching emotions are totally yours. No sobby goo here - Spielberg, look, listen and learn!


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