Wings of Fame (1989)

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In 1966, a famous actor (Peter O'Toole) is taken by a rowboat to a fabulous old hotel on an island in the middle of a lake. He comes to find out that time stands still here -- and the reason is that he is dead. He discovers that all the residents of the hotel are famous but dead people, including Albert Einstein and Ernest Hemingway. It seems that as public interest in a dead celebrity fades away, the celebrity is given smaller and smaller rooms, until finally they are thrown out. Among the famous people that the actor meets is the writer who killed him -- for a good reason. ~ Brian Gusse, Rovi
Rating:
R
Genre:
Comedy , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Cast

Peter O'Toole
as Cesar Valentin
Colin Firth
as Brian Smith
Andrea Ferreol
as Theresa
Walter Gotell
as Receptionist

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Audience Reviews for Wings of Fame

½

Well, this one was unexpected. Had no idea what it was going to be about and was pleasantly surprised. Totally could have been directed by David Lynch. Weird, bizarre, and awesome. Can't believe it is only available on VHS in the US.

Brandon Brendel
Brandon Brendel

I LOVED this movie when I saw it at the Seattle International Film Festival and have been trying to find a way to rent it ever since. The imagery, story and subtle humor has stuck with me for almost 20 years. I need to find a way to rent it!

Garrison Kurtz
Garrison Kurtz

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