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Wings of Fame (1990)

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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an ... See full summary »

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Phil Warnett
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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered. Written by Anonymous

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writer | actor | hollywood | fame | afterlife | See more »

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If you think life is strange, wait till you see what comes next.

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23 March 1990 (Netherlands)  »

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A hírnév szárnyán  »

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Cesar Valentin: Last year in the theatre we were doing "Othello". The moment I walked on stage the audience began to applaud and cheer. And I hadn't even opened my mouth. Clearly the audience couldn't possibly be applauding my performance as Othello as I couldn't begin playing him because of all the noise. So they're applauding me as a famous person. Valentin was getting all the applause while this poor chap Othello was standing there, hoping they would shut up.
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L'amour partira demain
Written by Jean-François Fréret, Serge Pérathoner & Jannick Top
Performed by Marie Trintignant
Courtesy of Ariola Records
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absolutely bizarre, absolutely fascinating!

This great film wasn't released in Germany at all due to a disastrous box office in the Netherlands, which is a pity, for this film is funnier and more intelligent than most of the crap flooding the theatres. A true masterpiece yet to be discovered!!!!


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