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Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 7 January 2017 (USA)
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An intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty featuring Debbie Reynolds, Todd Fisher, and Carrie Fisher.
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Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds star in a tender portrait of Hollywood royalty in all its eccentricity. From the red carpet to the back alleys behind it, the documentary is about the bonds of family love, which are beautifully bitter-sweet. Written by Anonymous

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According to Alexis Bloom, Carrie was struck by the intimacy of the scenes when she saw the first cut of the film, but came to endorse it after a conversation with the directors. See more »

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Carrie Fisher: Age is, it's horrible for all of us. But she falls from a greater height.
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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 6 January 2017 (2017) See more »

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Star Wars: The Throne Room / End Title
(from Star Wars (1977)) (uncredited)
Written by John Williams
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Williams
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Remember Carrie Fisher This Way
27 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this last month at the AFI. Funny, witty, charming, sad, tragic...all of this...now even more sad and tragic with Carrie's passing today. I am so glad I saw this while she was still living. It was filmed over a year ago, but it was so moving and touching. My heart goes out to Debbie, we all thought she'd pass before her daughter. You made a difference Carrie and you left a legacy of your own behind. This documentary is about a mother and daughter, a famous mother and daughter at that. They went through so many hard times, yet there were wonderful times as well. Both are legends in their own right. Two legends in the same family.


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