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Maladies (2012)

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A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.

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A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.

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29 June 2012 (Brazil)  »

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Dolegliwości  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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During the movie's early development stage, James Franco, who plays an actor who had formerly been on a soap opera, became interested in really appearing on a soap opera. The result was his guest stint on General Hospital (1963) in 2010. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.27 (2010) See more »

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Written and Produced by J. Ralph
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admirable work
2 September 2016 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a strange , simple story . about solitude. and about relationships.a retreat soap opera actor, his sister, his best friend, a neighbor. a sort of Chekhov. or Ionesco. not real comfortable for a large part of public. but splendid occasion to discover James Franco and Catherine Keener as masters of great roles.in essence, a seductive story who has the real chance to have the perfect cast. because each gesture, each word, each meet becomes very important. and this is the detail who transforms Maladies in a sort of theater play, artistic experiment,mirror. because it is a touching pledge for see the other and the meet between James and the blind lady has the virtue to be pure poetry. short, one of the films who must see twice. for discover its beauty, admirable coherence, splendid acting.


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