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Full Frontal (2002)

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A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.

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Calvin / Nicholas
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Arty / Ed
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Francesca's Assistant
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Harvey, probably
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Nicholas's Agent
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Man on Plane / Himself
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Woman on Plane
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Arty film-within-a-film revolves around seven people with little in common whose lives collide. Written by Anonymous

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From The Director Of Traffic, Ocean's Eleven & Erin Brockovich! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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2 August 2002 (USA)  »

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How to Survive a Hotel Room Fire  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$739,834 (USA) (2 August 2002)

Gross:

$2,506,446 (USA) (20 September 2002)
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Steven Soderbergh attached the following list of rules to the screenplay to his low budget ($2 M) film with a huge list of stars:
  • 1. All sets are practical locations.


  • 2. You will drive yourself to the set. If you are unable to drive yourself, a driver will pick you up, but you will probably become the subject of ridicule. Either way, you must arrive alone.


  • 3. There will be no craft service, so you should arrive on set "having had". Meals will vary in quality.


  • 4. You will pick, provide, and maintain your own wardrobe.


  • 5. You will create and maintain your own hair and make-up.


  • 6. There will be no trailers. The company will attempt to provide holding areas near a given location, but don't count on it. If you need to be alone a lot, you're pretty much screwed.


  • 7. Improvisation will be encouraged.


  • 8. You will be interviewed about your character. This material may end up in the film.


  • 9. You will be interviewed about the other characters. This material may end up in the finished film.


  • 10. You will have fun whether you want to or not. If any of these guidelines are problematic for you, stop reading now and send this screenplay back where it came from.


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Catherine's black notebook and pen suddenly appear on the airplane armrest between shots, after her tape player clicks. See more »

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Arty: [on the set of Arty's play, "The Sound and the Fuhrer"] Great. Now I have three hours to find a new Ava Braun.
Hitler: You know what? Fuck her. And here's why.
Hitler: Number One - Anyone who's offended by drinking blood, obviously doesn't drink blood.
Hitler: Number Two - Anyone who drinks as much blood as I do knows it has no effect.
Hitler: Number Three - There is absolutely no scientific connection between drinking a shot of blood a day and being an extraordinary actor.
Hitler: And Number Four - it is impossible to prove Number ...
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Brad Pitt is credited as playing 2 characters: "Brad Pitt" and "Himself". See more »

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A Huge Waste of Talented People
26 April 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

`Full Frontal' is maybe my greatest deception this year. Directed by Steven Soderbergh and having such a cast, I would not believe that the film could be such a crap. There are lots of characters, but none of them is well developed. Therefore, the viewer sees many famous actors and actresses on the screen and is not able to understand who they are, what are their motives, where they are. The plot is very confused, and some actors and actresses perform more than one role. The image and photography are horrible, using a kind of fake Dogma '95 style. I do not know how such talented people could be part of such a mess: friendship or big money? Anyway, a huge waste of talented people and of my time and money, in a film that never works. My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): `Full Frontal'


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