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Paul Williams Still Alive (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Documentary, Biography, Comedy  |  1 April 2012 (USA)
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A documentary about legendary songwriter and 70's icon Paul Williams.

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A documentary about legendary songwriter and 70's icon Paul Williams.

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Rated PG-13 for drug references and brief strong language
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$6,116 (USA) (8 June 2012)

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$37,649 (USA) (27 July 2012)
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Got good stalkery charm
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Writer/director Stephen Kessler is a working filmmaker in Hollywood. He's a fan of songwriter celebrity Paul Williams. Assuming Paul is dead, he is surprised to find out that Paul is still alive and still working. It turns out that he is sober just recently. Paul Williams was a big songwriter of the '70s. After a good performance on The Tonight Show, he became somewhat of a celebrity. He became hooked on various substances and fame. However his fame fades.

Kessler is somewhat of a stalker. It gets awkward at times. Paul chaffs at Stephen's insinuation that something is pathetic about his later career. Sometimes he's treated like a family member. Other times, there is this weird tension. But Stephen always seems to be a fan, and that adds a sweet charming feel to the movie.


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