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Wishful Drinking (2010)

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Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher tells her raw and intoxicating true story in this documentary based on her hit stage production. Touching on stardom, mental illness, addiction and more, the actress recounts her peaks and valleys with candor and humor. Written by Anonymous

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Carrie Fisher, stjärnan som krigade  »

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Carrie Fisher: Where I am may not be everyone's view of Heaven, but if I'm quiet enough, I can hear the angels sing. Either that or I fucked up my medication.
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References Chinatown (1974) See more »


Happpy Days Are Here Again
Written by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen
Published by EMI Robbins Catalog Inc (ASCAP) and Advanced Music Corp (ASCAP)
Performed by Carrie Fisher (uncredited)
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I'm surprised with such negative reviews here. In a time where we are bombarded with so-called reality TV I find this one woman show has put the "real" in reality TV. Carrie Fisher covers her life from the beginning through current times leaving nothing to the imagination. This is certainly not a perfect world and she shows us her faults as well as those who have been a part of life. Given how far her family tree reaches into the world of celebrity it's amazing she has any scope of the real world. The show is at times sad as well as unbelievable. I didn't find it to be cruel, rude or obnoxious in any way. What is here is her life story filled with good times and bad, as all of us have, though hers has been in the public eye. Ms Fisher purposefully gives us plenty of under and overtones of comedy, be it tragic or all out slapstick. An enjoyable show to say the least.

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