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Rex Cinema: The Player

Purbeck Film Festival

Fifth film in our “Celebrating Cinema series” with an introduction.

The Player: Which rejected writer is sending death threats to a Hollywood executive? The Player depicts the innermost workings of Hollywood, the glamour, the pressures, the truth and the lies, all wrapped up in a coating of a genre called thriller. There are several well-known and outstanding features in this movie. There is the eight minute opening uncut tracking shot. This shot was taken fifteen times and in the end it was the tenth take which was used. Secondly it is famous for the number of celebrities which appear in cameos throughout the movie. They include twelve Oscar winners plus fifteen other actors.

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Whoopi Goldberg, Richard E. Grant
Comedy Crime Drama | USA | 1992


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Oct 16 2022


8:00 pm - 10:00 pm



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