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A Life in the Theater (1993)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 9 October 1993
A veteran actor who's seen it all and a young, up-and-comer join for a season of reperatory theatre.

Director:

Gregory Mosher

Writers:

David Mamet (play), David Mamet (teleplay)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Matthew Broderick ... John
Nicole Bukky Nicole Bukky ... Mrs. Wilcox
Jack Lemmon ... Robert
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A veteran actor who's seen it all and a young, up-and-comer join for a season of reperatory theatre.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Life in the Theatre See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Beacon Communications See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Matthew Broderick keeps a picture of his real life father, actor James Broderick, on his dressing room table in the film. See more »

Quotes

Robert: The harshest tribunal of all convened upon the silvered glass... Oh, why, why do you bring this action, you...
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Absolutely nothing to offer.
16 March 2006 | by cobromptonSee all my reviews

I would classify this movie as a 1 because I cant imagine anyone who would have even a slight spark of interest in the plot of this film. I was unfortunate enough to have my time wasted by this film because it was given to me as an extra bonus for buying movies from a rental that had closed down. If a movie doesn't offer anything substantial in a way of enlightenment, a differing world view, good cinematography, or something along the lines of a good reason to watch it, it should at least have a plot. Terribly unimaginative and incredibly boring are the only way to describe this movie with Mathew Broderick; an actor who I must say has only one usable character in his repertoire, Ferris Bueller-silly, and Ferris Bueller-not silly.


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