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Miller's Tale is a personal journey into the life of playwright and actor Jason Miller and his relationship with his hometown, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Best known for his performance as ... See full summary »

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Rebecca Ferris (as Rebecca Marshall)

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Rebecca Ferris (as Rebecca Marshall)

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Credited cast:
Bruce Dern ... Himself
William Friedkin ... Himself
Stacy Keach ... Himself
Jason Miller ... Himself (archive footage)
Martin Sheen ... Himself
Paul Sorvino ... Himself
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Miller's Tale is a personal journey into the life of playwright and actor Jason Miller and his relationship with his hometown, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Best known for his performance as Father Karras in The Exorcist, Miller was an equally talented writer who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1973 for his play That Championship Season. Miller experienced a brief but brilliant period of national acclaim, then curiously abandoned Hollywood to return to his hometown. After Miller died in a local bar Scranton, at the age of 62, filmmaker and fellow Scranton native Rebecca Marshall Ferris set out with her camera to talk to the women he loved, the friends he drank with, and the celebrities he worked with to find answers to some perplexing questions. Why did this exceptional playwright, who achieved such phenomenal early success, never write a Broadway play again? And what happened to Miller in Hollywood that would make him run away from a promising acting career? Miller's Tale traces the artist's ... Written by Anonymous

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It's difficult getting to the top; it's more difficult staying there.


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USA

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English

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March 2011 (USA) See more »

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Cottage Films (II) See more »
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