The story of a legendary director named J.J. "Jake" Hannaford, who returns to Hollywood from years of semi-exile in Europe, with plans to complete work on his own innovative comeback movie, also titled "The Other Side of the Wind".
Did You Know?
The character of "Charles Higgam" is an obvious parody of the Anglo-Australian journalist Charles Higham
, who wrote two defamatory books about Orson Welles
(in one of which he complained about this parody). People connected with this film have also hinted that the character of "Juliet Rich' is an unflattering depiction of another Orson Welles
attacker, film critic Pauline Kael
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