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Wings of Fame (1990)

A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an ... See full summary »

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... Cesar Valentin
... Brian Smith
... Bianca
... Theresa
... Merrick
Ellen Umlauf ... Aristida
... Dr. Frisch
... Receptionist
... Zlatogorski
Michiel Romeyn ... Baldesari
Nicolas Chagrin ... Delgado
Ken Campbell ... Head Waiter
... Composer
Dagmar Schwarz ... Beate
Phil Warnett
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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered. Written by Anonymous

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If you think life is strange, wait till you see what comes next.

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23 March 1990 (Netherlands)  »

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A hírnév szárnyán  »

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Cesar Valentin: Have we met?
Merrick: Eh, my name is Merrick. Horace T. Merrick. No doubt you have heard of me.
Cesar Valentin: Horace T. Merrick? Oh! Yes. The Nobel Prize for literature. Aren't you the man who didn't get it?
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L'amour partira demain
Written by Jean-François Fréret, Serge Pérathoner & Jannick Top
Performed by Marie Trintignant
Courtesy of Ariola Records
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An unknown gem
8 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those unknown movie gems. If you're a movie fan, you should definitely try and find a copy of this beautiful picture.

A dreamlike experience, with questions on mortality, fame, recognition, identity and a bit on the meaning of life and the afterlife... With beautiful cinematography and great acting.

Finding this movie; there lies a bit of a challenge because it's difficult to find, if not impossible. It's on YouTube. But the quality is not fantastic.


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