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Clear History (2013)

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Movie 10 August 2013
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A disgraced former marketing executive plots revenge against his former boss, who made billions from the electric car company they started.

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A PR specialist refuses to market a car called a "Howard" - a colossal error that loses him a billion dollars and makes him a national joke. He loses his hair, shaves his beard, takes a new name, and moves to Martha's Vineyard. Jump ten years: "Rolly" is a popular local whose sangfroid evaporates when the Howard's inventor moves to the island. Rolly, his old self unrecognizable, hatches a plan to rid the island of his nemesis; he also decides to woo the billionaire's wife. Fellatio, a former girlfriend, a woman who's lost weight, her boyfriend, the band Chicago, a menacing Chechen, a bus load of ill children, and a pair of ne'er-do-wells with experience with explosives figure in the story. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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In the same way that the protagonist's name 'Rolly' sounds like 'Larry' in reverse, the plot also takes of on a real-life angle from star Larry David's life. In 2007 his wife Laurie Lennard filed for divorce after it was revealed she had an affair with a young contractor working on the couple's estate in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, the setting for this movie. See more »

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The painting that was taking from the house after it is blown, shows a red car in close shot. The car's color turns to white at the next shot. See more »

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Highly entertaining and funny as I expected.
19 August 2013 | by (Ferizaj (Kosovo)) – See all my reviews

Clear History is like an extended episode of L.D.'s Curb Your Enthusiasm, it has the same spirit, the same jokes, but yet it works. How could this be ? I think it's all thanks to a brilliant vision of a genius of comedy, Larry David.

  • Clear History centers on Nathan Flomm (L.D.), a marketing executive,


who works for and is also a partner with Will Haney (Jon Hamm); they're working on an idea of a revolutionary electric car, but when the name of the car becomes an issue for Nathan, they part their ways. Nathan regrets it and wants to get back on the business, but Will refuses him. Nathan, in order to avoid the humiliation of having missed out on a hugely successful business, assumes a new identity on Martha's Vineyard. One day (after 10 years) a well known face shows up in town (Will Haney), and leaves Nathan no option but to plot revenge.

  • Any "Curb Your Enthusiasm" fan won't be disappointed with what "Clear


History" has to offers, and anybody else who watches the movie will enjoy it too, cuz the movie is funny, the jokes hit the mark, the story is simple (it's easy to follow it), the ensemble cast dances with L.D's tune and also the soundtrack (mostly supplied by Chicago's discography) make it a "Clear Triumph". * Now, I think, it's time for the next season of "Curb..." !!!


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