About

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

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Written by

Alexander Dinelaris (Screenplay)
Alejandro González Iñárritu (Screenplay)
Armando Bo (Screenplay)
Nicolás Giacobone (Screenplay)
Raymond Carver (Short Story)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Cast

Keywords

new york city play superhero theatre marijuana midlife crisis long take father daughter relationship times square broadway actor

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Lists

#209 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Alejandro González Iñárritu

Oscar for Best Achievement in Cinematography

Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year James W. Skotchdopole Alejandro González Iñárritu

Oscar for Best Achievement in Directing Alejandro González Iñárritu