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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 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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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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References Exodus (1960) See more »

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Wrong priorities
17 January 2012 | by giannizSee all my reviews

The trouble with close-ups of two men eating lunch and discussing Sal Mineo's upcoming film is that we don't get much more than two men shoveling food in their mouths. I don't know why director Franco was so locked in to the close-up. Or why we get so much footage of Sal Mineo driving through LA in his Chevy Malibu. Without any dialog or view out the window, this is downright boring. The accompanying torch song (Pink Flamingos?) on the sound track was so loud I had to cover my ears. As for period authenticity, someone should have checked the script: in 1976 people did not use the expression, "You're good to go." —- not even the nurse as the health clinic.


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