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Wings of Fame (1990)

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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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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23 March 1990 (Netherlands)  »

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A hírnév szárnyán  »

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Cesar Valentin: Have we met?
Merrick: Eh, my name is Merrick. Horace T. Merrick. No doubt you have heard of me.
Cesar Valentin: Horace T. Merrick? Oh! Yes. The Nobel Prize for literature. Aren't you the man who didn't get it?
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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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Without giving anything away...
17 June 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie deals with the subject of fame and legacy in a hauntingly surreal fashion.

Though relatively unknown (and under celebrated) it truly is a masterpiece, and should be seen by everyone who is, was, or ever wished they could be "famous".


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