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Sal (2011)

TV-MA | | Biography, Drama | 1 November 2013 (USA)
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The last day in the life of the actor Sal Mineo, who was murdered on February 12, 1976.

Director:

James Franco

Writers:

James Franco (story), Vince Jolivette (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Lauren ... Sal Mineo
Jim Parrack ... Keir Dullea
James Franco ... Milton Katselas
Vince Jolivette ... Billy Belasco
Trevor Neuhoff ... Michael Mason
Stacey Miller Stacey Miller ... Nancy Barr
Brian Goodman ... Det. Tankersley
Raymond T. Williams ... Lionel Ray Williams
Boyd Smith ... Boyd
Jacquelyn Deme Jacquelyn Deme ... Nurse
Jason Fox ... Steven Gustafson
Brian Lally ... Detective Pia
Cristian Olave ... Ray Evans
Jocelyn Ayanna ... Mabel
Felicity Bryant Felicity Bryant ... Monica Merrem
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The last day in the life of the actor Sal Mineo, who was murdered on February 12, 1976.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sal Mineo: A Biography See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,800, 3 November 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,800, 3 November 2013
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1.85 : 1
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The film was shot in 9 days. See more »

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A&E would've done it better
8 September 2017 | by smooth_op_85See all my reviews

So, I decided to watch Sal because I was looking for gay themed films and this one popped up. Big mistake, it dramatizes the last day of his life but the key word is drama, why not put something interesting for us to hold our attention? Speaking of attention, I was so bored by the 30 minute mark that I ended up surfing the web and I am sure I missed nothing important

For a film about the last day of an American icon, they should've taken some dramatic license or something. It really made me feel like I was REALLY watching someone's last day, bogged mundane and all the minutiae.

In other words, I can't finish this film anymore than I finished the 3 rd and 4th season of In The House...it was just too painful for me to continue watching, it's boredom level is Prometheus...and that movie was flippin' boring!


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