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Don't You Forget About Me (2009)

How did John Hughes capture the growing pains of adolescence so perfectly? Why do his films resonate with those that grew up with them... See full synopsis »

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In 1991, filmmaker John Hughes disappeared from Hollywood. In 2008, four filmmakers went to find him.


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The movie lists Richard Elfman as the lead singer of Oingo Boingo. Richard was the creator of the performance troupe "The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo", the previous incarnation of the band Oingo Boingo. He is the brother to Oingo Boingo front man Danny Elfman and not a part of the musical group the resulted from his original concept. See more »

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Kevin Smith: He was a master, y'know, at what he did.
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A documentary every fan of John Hughes wanted to see made, created by a group of filmmakers no one wanted to see make it.
22 January 2010 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

"Don't You Forget About Me" A documentary every fan of John Hughes wanted to see made by a group of filmmakers no one wanted to see make it. Sadly the filmmakers involved in the creation of this project possess non of the talent the subject of the film himself embodied. Excellent moments with cast members of Mr. Hughes films and moments with the filmmakers of the documentary you cannot fast forward through quickly enough. John, I promise you I will never forget about you or the joy, tears, laughter and unforgettable lines you left behind. You will always be one of a kind. To the creators of this documentary, I will forget about you I've pressed the submit button.


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