Belfast Film Festival 2023

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Adaptation Adaptation
Adaptation and Barton Fink
Adaptation (Country: US; Year: 2002; Director: Spike Jonze; Writer: Charlie Kaufman, based on The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean; Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Maggie Gyllenhaal)
A writer wrestles with his demons - and his twin - as he tries to adapt a book for the big screen.
Barton Fink (Country: US; Year: 1991; Director: Joel Coen; Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Stars: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner, John Mahoney, Tony Shalhoub)
An intellectual screenwriter comes to Hollywood to write a script for a wrestling B movie.
Sunset Boulevard (Country: US; Year: 1950; Director: Billy Wilder; Writer: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder; Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb)
A fading star, an exploitative journalist, murder and madness in the dark side of Hollywood.

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