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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: Mother and I live next door to each other, separated by one daunting hill. I usually come to her. I always come to her.
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Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer
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Written by Johnny Marks
Played on radio while Carrie Fisher is at the Great Wall of China in 1988
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Excellent Love Story & view of Hollywood
7 January 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watching this and seeing the true Love between Debbie & her children is heartwarming. It also gives you a slight insight into the old and new Hollywood lifestyle. Not such an easy life.

After seeing how much Carrie cared for her Mom, and worried about her declining health, I wonder if Carrie is actually the one who died of a broken heart. Those 2 were soul mates, and they left the word at almost the same time.

I thought it was so well done, and such a tribute to 2 lovely lades.

My heart goes out to Billie Lourd, who at age 24,lost her Mom & Grandmom, and Todd Fisher, who lost his Mom & his sister.

Nothing will bring them back, but this film will be such a great memory for their family now, and for generations to come.


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