Alan Pakula: Beauty Always Dies (2019)

"Alan Pakula: Beauty Always Dies" encompasses the personal and professional life of Alan J. Pakula, a lauded filmmaker and extremely private man, who was unflinching in his commitment to ... See full summary »

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Matthew Miele

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Updated: 26 April 2019
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Harrison Ford ... Himself
Meryl Streep ... Herself
Robert Redford ... Himself
Jeff Bridges ... Himself
Jane Fonda ... Herself
Alec Baldwin ... Himself
Dustin Hoffman ... Himself
Candice Bergen ... Herself
Christopher Plummer ... Himself
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ... Herself
Kevin Kline ... Himself
Steven Soderbergh ... Himself
Brian Dennehy ... Himself
Alan Alda ... Himself
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"Alan Pakula: Beauty Always Dies" encompasses the personal and professional life of Alan J. Pakula, a lauded filmmaker and extremely private man, who was unflinching in his commitment to bringing some of the most memorable movies of the last half of the 20th century to the big screen. Select cast members from his wide ranging filmography including To Kill A Mockingbird, Klute, All the President's Men, Sophie's Choice, Presumed Innocent, and The Pelican Brief bring Pakula to life once more; while family and friends share their memories of knowing him as an artist, a husband, and a stepfather. 'Beauty Always Dies' references a Nabokov quote which is referenced by Pakula's friend, Christopher Plummer, in relation to Alan's tragic death. The full Nabokov quote embodies Alan's life: "Beauty plus pity-that is the closest we can get to a definition of art. Where there is beauty there is pity for the simple reason that beauty must die: beauty always dies, the manner dies with the matter, the ... Written by MPSM

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USA

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English

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2019 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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