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Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude (1971), Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Francis Ford Coppola... See full summary »

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Allison Anders ... Self
Judd Apatow ... Self
Rosanna Arquette ... Self
Hal Ashby ... Self
Lauren Bacall ... Self (archive footage)
Warren Beatty ... Self (archive footage)
Tony Bill ... Self
Beau Bridges ... Self
Jeff Bridges ... Self
Lisa Cholodenko ... Self
Bud Cort ... Self (archive footage)
Nick Dawson Nick Dawson ... Self
Bruce Dern ... Self (archive footage)
Caleb Deschanel ... Self
Edith Evans ... Self (archive footage)
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Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude (1971), Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Francis Ford Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce. Written by Lisa Janssen

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Lovingly crafted
23 June 2018 | by jp-campbellSee all my reviews

A lovingly crafted portrait of Hal Ashby's career, with brief detours into his problematic personal life. Entertaining and touching use of his letters. Perhaps more accessible and exciting for audiences already acquainted with his most celebrated work.


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7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$5,150, 9 September 2018

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$48,698

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