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The Ghost of Peter Sellers (2018)

| Documentary | 2018 (USA)
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A comedy genius, a hot new director and a 17th Century pirate film. What could possibly go wrong?

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Peter Medak
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Sellers ... Himself (archive footage)
Spike Milligan ... Himself (archive footage)
Peter Medak ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maggie Abbott Maggie Abbott ... Herself
Thomas Baptiste ... Himself (archive footage)
Lorenzo Berni Lorenzo Berni ... Himself
Rene Borisewitz Rene Borisewitz ... Himself
Peter Boyle ... Himself (archive footage)
Tony Christodoulou Tony Christodoulou ... Himself
Robin Dalton Robin Dalton ... Herself
Kostas Dimitriou Kostas Dimitriou ... Himself (as Costas Demitriou)
Joe Dunne Joe Dunne ... Himself
Costas Evagorou Costas Evagorou ... Himself
Norma Farnes Norma Farnes ... Herself
Anthony Franciosa ... Himself (archive footage)
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In 1973 Peter Sellers, one of the biggest comedy actors at the time, embarked on a pirate comedy for Columbia Pictures. He lost confidence with the film immediately and tried to sabotage it, first firing the producers before turning on his friend (and the film's young director), Peter Medak. Despite an illustrious career and the passing of 43 years since the unraveling production, Medak is still reeling from the disastrous experience and healing the wounds inflicted by Sellers and the film's failure. The Ghost of Peter Sellers is a comic-tragic feature doc about what it takes to be a film director and survive your biggest disaster.

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A comedy genius, a 'hot' young director and a 17th Century pirate comedy. What could possibly go wrong...

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Official Sites:

Official site [Cyprus]

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Cyprus

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English

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2018 (USA) See more »

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London, England, UK See more »

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Vegas Media See more »
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