The Final Curtain (2003)

The Final Curtain


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Patrick Harkins makes his directorial debut with the satirical dark comedy The Final Curtain, written by screenwriter John Hodge (Trainspotting, Shallow Grave). Serious author Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) accepts a job writing a biography of unscrupulous U.K. game show host J.J. Curtis (Peter O'Toole). Told in flashback, the story goes back to the '70s with the game show "The Big Prize." Curtis enters into intense competition with his television rival, the young newcomer Dave Turner (Aidan … More

Rating: R (for language, some violence and brief drug use)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Written By: John Hodge
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as J.J. Curtis

as Jonathan Stitch

as Dave Turner

as Timothy

as Ed Nbrezki

as Dr. Colworth

as Priest

as Monty Franklin
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Obscure Peter O 'Toole film that have its moments, but some sequences were stupid and pointless. The twists and turns were good, and the tragic final image was great. Melodrama and black comedy rolled into one, but not perfectly done...

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