Sunset Boulevard 

Joe is a cynical screenplay writer disenchanted by his ill luck on the Hollywood scene. Norma is a washed-up silent-film star who didn't survive the transition to talking pictures. Together... See full summary »

Director:

Rob Ashford

Writers:

Don Black (based on the musical by), Christopher Hampton (based on the musical by) | 3 more credits »

Star:

Glenn Close

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Joe is a cynical screenplay writer disenchanted by his ill luck on the Hollywood scene. Norma is a washed-up silent-film star who didn't survive the transition to talking pictures. Together they begin a strange, mostly psychological, affair in her decaying house on Sunset Boulevard. Written by fishcalledjerk

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Budget:

$57,000,000 (estimated)
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The original Broadway production was nominated for 11 Tony Awards, winning seven, including Best Musical and Best Actress (Glenn Close). See more »

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Version of Lux Video Theatre: Sunset Boulevard (1955) See more »

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