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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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Justine Waddell is Luminous
28 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved watching this on cable. I'm astounded by Justine Waddell's performance. Not only is she a Brit coping with a flawless American accent but she brings such warmth and charisma to the late, great star. There are times when you're watching the movie when you don't know if its her or the late Natalie Wood on screen. In particular there is a scene in West Side Story that's eerie. And a moving scene when she calls her mother that seems to come straight from Inside Daisy Clover. The script certainly isn't the best and the direction is hackneyed. Great actors like Alice Krige come off as ghoulish stereotypes. But watch it for Justine, her beauty, her talent and her ability to deal delicately with dark subject matter are totally apparent.


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