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Fitzgerald (2002)
"Last Call" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  25 May 2002 (USA)
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Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.

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Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald: [sipping on a bottle of Pepsi trying to recover from a drunk imaginary football game the previous night]
F. Scott Fitzgerald: [weakly to Frances] Morning.
Frances Kroll: Good morning... I called someone to fix the window and cabinet.
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Oh, thank you. Ah... sorry about the thing yesterday... you know the pistol and all.
Frances Kroll: Does that happen a lot around here?
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Scotty and I have our fights, but its rare I go after her with a gun.
Frances Kroll: What happened to your face?
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Sporting accident.
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Irons at his finest
23 May 2002 | by (L A.) – See all my reviews

The always-superb Jeremy Irons is once again brilliant, this time as American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, living out his final days - ravaged, raw, tragic and above all, sympathetic, even (or especially) at his worst. A shattering performance, the kind only Irons can give. The movie is extremely well-conceived; as a writer myself, I truly appreciate a movie about the ACTUAL WRITING PROCESS of being a writer, which is hardly ever depicted on screen - for fear, perhaps, of being boring. This film is anything but.


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