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Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)

R  |   |  Drama, Comedy  |  1 November 1971 (Denmark)
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Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.

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Georgie Soloway
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Dr. Solomon F. Moses
David Burns ...
Leon Soloway
Gabriel Dell ...
Sidney Gill
Betty Walker ...
Margot Soloway
Rose Gregorio ...
Gloria Soloway
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Irwin Marcy
Regina Baff ...
Ruthie Tresh
David Galef ...
Leonard Soloway
Ed Zimmermann ...
Peter Halloran
Amy Levitt ...
Susan
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Marty (as Joe Sicari)
Rudy Bond ...
Newsdealer
Walter Hyman ...
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Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him. Written by dharmabum <darmabum@li.net>

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Rated R for brief nudity | See all certifications »
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1 November 1971 (Denmark)  »

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¿Quién es Harry Kellerman?  »

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To achieve maximum realism, Ulu Grosbard insisted that Dustin Hoffman appear live at the now-shuttered rock palace Fillmore East. Cameras captured the reaction of the regular Friday night audience gathered for an actual Grateful Dead concert. See more »

Quotes

Sidney Gill: Through the megaphone from across the street as he is walking down the block away from George: Hey friend...
Georgie Soloway: Yeah?
Sidney Gill: Watch the skies. I repeat... Watch the skies for low-flying starlings... They ruin the motor.
Georgie Soloway: I'll watch out, Sid.
Sidney Gill: I tell you true, sir.
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Painting the Clouds with Sunshine
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Written by Al Dubin and Joseph A. Burke
Sung by Barbara Harris
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The experience of being trapped in neurosis.
15 February 1999 | by (Atlanta, GA USA) – See all my reviews

Harry Kellerman is the best portrait I have ever seen on celluloid of the inescapable nature of neurotic pain. The fixated, tortured soul--albeit tortured on the small, inner scale of suffering--awakens to his pain, sees a possible escape route, and struggles to hurl himself through it. But then he only finds himself bank again at square one, the tether of his Gordian knot unbroken and unfrayed. Told with humor and absurdity appropriate to the subject matter, Harry is a delightful, original, and insightful movie.


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