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Thumbnail for The Player (1992) The Player (1992)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 77
Category: Comedy, CrimeNotable as: Crime FictionSub-Category: Crime Fiction, Black comedy, Comedy, Satire, DramaNarrative location: Los AngelesRuntime: 123 - 124 minutesColor: colorLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: Los Angeles, California, MalibuDirector: Robert AltmanScreenwriter: Michael TolkinMusic: Thomas NewmanStars: Fred Ward, Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Whoopi Goldberg, Sydney Pollack, Lyle Lovett, Scott Glenn, Jayne Meadows, Felicia Farr, Cynthia Stevenson Producer: David Brown, Michael TolkinAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Director (Robert Altman)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Geraldine Peroni)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Michael Tolkin)
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

The Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Michael Tolkin based on his own 1988 novel of the same name. It is the story of Hollywood studio executive Griffin Mill who murders an aspiring screenwriter he believed was sending him death threats. The Player has many film references and Hollywood insider jokes, with around sixty Hollywood celebrities agreeing to make cameo appearances in the film. Altman stated, "It is a very mild satire," offending no one.


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