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Hollywoodland

Hollywoodland
  • 2006
  • US
  • 126 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Allen Coulter
  • Written by: Paul Bernbaum
  • Cast: Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Bob Hoskins, Molly Parker, Robin Tunney, Caroline Dhavernas, Kathleen Robertson
  • Website: www.hollywoodlandmovie.com

A cracking thriller, lavish period drama and engrossing true life mystery centring around the death in 1959 under suspicious circumstances of George Reeves (the actor best known for his role as television's first 'Superman'). Cutting back and forth between the investigations of PI Louis Simo (Brody) and Reeves' efforts to make it in Hollywood, it draws parallels between the men with sensitivity and pathos.

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Hollywoodland

13 Nov 20063 stars

Pitched somewhere between the great Los Angeles noir Chinatown and the Tinseltown legend and lore of Gods and Monsters, Hollywoodland is at once a cracking thriller, lavish period drama and engrossing true life mystery. It centres around the death in…

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