6.9/10
82
3 user

Chaplin Today: Limelight (2003)

Reflections on the final American film by Charles Chaplin.

Director:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
(archive footage)
...
Edit

Storyline

Reflections on the final American film by Charles Chaplin.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1 July 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chaplin dzisiaj: Swiatla rampy  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This documentary is featured on the 2-Disc Chaplin Collection DVD for Limelight (1952), released in July 2003. See more »

Quotes

Bernardo Bertolucci, Himself: She is lying. And deep inside, she knows she is. He knows Terry is lying. And we know, he knows. It's all sort of - staged. Calvero is overwhelmed by the affection shown to him at the end of his life. A 20 year old girl telling this man of 60 or more, "Let's get married. I love you." However, the incredible amount of affection she shows him, equals the amount of humiliation that Calvero must feel. He knows only too well, that she would marry him out of mere pity, not love. His smile makes us ...
See more »

Connections

Edited from How to Make Movies (1918) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What 's the fuss?
20 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Charlie Chaplin was a funny guy 100 years ago. He made a few really good silent films, almost all of them dependent on the Little Tramp character. Viewed today they are still funny, though perhaps a bit cruel. I'm not sure he was any funnier than his contemporaries, and Buster Keaton still gives me just as many laughs without the cruelty.

Chaplin failed miserably to make the transition to the talkies, as did many others Laurel and Hardy are the best comedians to make the change, and I think their best work was later in life.

Why the adoration? I don't get it. And why a focus on his Limelight which was surely one of his weakest films.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page