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Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)

Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.

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Margot Soloway
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Irwin Marcy
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Ruthie Tresh
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Marty (as Joe Sicari)
Rudy Bond ...
Newsdealer
Walter Hyman ...
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Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him. Written by dharmabum <darmabum@li.net>

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Rated R for brief nudity | See all certifications »
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As of 2017, it holds the record as the longest film title to ever receive an Oscar nomination with 14 words to its count. See more »

Quotes

Allison: Time, mister, it's not a thief. It's an embezzler staying up nights, and juggling the books so you don't notice anything missing when you wake up.
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The Sweet Forever Song
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Music and Lyrics by Shel Silverstein
Sung by Dustin Hoffman
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daring but goes nowhere
16 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

Labeling this movie as ahead of its time would be a bit too generous. In truth, it was ahead of its time but missed the mark. With lots of cuts between fantasy and what is probably reality, the movie does take you into the head of a disconnected music star. The only trouble is that once we're there, ... then what? In this case, nothing much, and that's a shame. At one point Hoffman's character meets a woman more screwed up than he is, and he sets about to help her a bit. Their interaction is poignant, but the movie is mostly devoid of emotion. It's nice enough to watch Hoffman walk through this movie, but i really can't recommend it for much else.


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