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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: Samuel. What you went through, what you suffered to get here to be part of this great experiment we call America is no less heroic,w orthy of history than the pioneers that came before you. The puritans and their little boats landing in Massachusetts. Frontiersmen crossing the great plains. Samuel Kroll, I salute you.
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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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