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Saturday Night (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 26 September 2014 (USA)
With unprecedented access to the behind the scenes process of the writers, actors and producers, Franco and his crew document what it takes to create one full episode of Saturday Night Live.

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James Franco
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Credited cast:
Doug Abeles Doug Abeles ... Himself
James Anderson James Anderson ... Himself
Fred Armisen ... Himself
Ken Aymong Ken Aymong ... Himself
Alex Baze Alex Baze ... Himself
Jessica Conrad Jessica Conrad ... Herself
Joe DeTullio Joe DeTullio ... Himself
James Downey ... Himself
Abby Elliott ... Herself
Will Forte ... Himself
James Franco ... Himself
Bill Hader ... Himself
Darrell Hammond ... Himself
Steve Higgins ... Himself
Vince Jolivette Vince Jolivette ... Himself
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With unprecedented access to the behind the scenes process of the writers, actors and producers, Franco and his crew document what it takes to create one full episode of Saturday Night Live.

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Not Rated
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USA

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English

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26 September 2014 (USA) See more »

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RabbitBandini Productions See more »
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Trivia

Though this documentary was shot in 2008 and edited by 2010, it was released to the general public in 2014 so all on screen text was updated to accurately convey which staff members had left or remained on Saturday Night Live in the six years since shooting was completed. See more »

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References Saturday Night Live: John Malkovich/T.I. (2008) See more »

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22 July 2017 | by thomderdrivSee all my reviews

Oh what a show! Good job for James Franco; he has really followed the process of the show and managed to get moods , emotions, real comical moments and a great depiction of how this show is made. Def a must to see if you like SNL and if you like to get some nice background info on how one of the best shows is made.


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