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The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Mystery  |  1 March 2004 (USA)
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Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to serious actress, dating the top names in Hollywood, her life and marriage to her husband, Robert Wagner, and her biggest fear that ended up being the cause of her death. Written by mariangel_2000

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Michael Weatherly plays Robert Wagner in this movie; Robert Wagner later played Michael Weatherly's father in an episode of NCIS: Flesh and Blood (2010). See more »

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"Tutti Frutti" by Little Richard can be heard playing at Natalie's 15th birthday party. However, this is set in 1953 and the song did not come out until 1956, three years later. See more »

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27 November 2005 | by (Petaling Jaya, Selangor) – See all my reviews

This movie was shown in Hallmark and at first I didn't mind it since I don't know who is Natalie Wood herself (considering my non-interest to old US movies). Since my mom watch the movie and there was nothing to do on that day, I sat next to her and then... I was in awe.

I usually didn't care much about this A-child-growing-to-be-a-teenage-to-be- mother-and-then-die kind of story but I spend the hours till the end with tears. (seriously) I was intrigue with the actresses like Justine Wadell and Alice Krige, they are such great actresses to portray their character with all their might.

Overall, the movie was a great recollection of the days of Natalie Wood for her fans and also non-fan (like me). After that, I bought most of her old movies like West Side Story, Rebel Without a Cause and etc (which is, solely for my English Lit revision as I was studying Shakespeare for Romeo and Juliet)


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