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|Credit||Dean Stockwell 01 Uploaded by stemoc|
|Desc||Dean Stockwell at Wizard World Toronto 2012|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0|
1992 film by Robert Altman
|Released||1992 (30 years, 3 months ago)|
|Awards||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|Genre||film based on novels, drama film and crime film|
|Nominated for||Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Film Editing and Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Producer||David Brown and Michael Tolkin|
About The Player
Robert Altman's 1992 film The Player is a satirical masterpiece that takes a sharp look at the cutthroat world of Hollywood. The film follows Griffin Mill (Tim Robbins), a studio executive who becomes embroiled in a murder mystery after receiving threatening postcards from a disgruntled writer. With a star-studded cast that includes the likes of Greta Scacchi, Whoopi Goldberg, and Peter Gallagher, The Player is a biting commentary on the film industry's obsession with power, money, and fame.
Altman's signature style is on full display in The Player, with its long takes, overlapping dialogue, and ensemble cast. The film's opening shot, a seven-minute tracking shot that follows Griffin through the studio lot, sets the tone for the rest of the film. Altman's use of metafictional elements, such as the numerous cameos by real-life Hollywood figures, adds to the film's satirical edge.
At its core, The Player is a commentary on the state of the film industry in the early 1990s. Altman takes aim at the studio system, the obsession with sequels and remakes, and the lack of originality in Hollywood. The film's ending, which sees Griffin getting away with murder and becoming a successful producer, is a bleak commentary on the corrupt nature of the industry.
The Player was a critical and commercial success upon its release, earning three Academy Award nominations and winning the Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film's impact can still be felt today, with its influence on films like David Fincher's Gone Girl and Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
In conclusion, The Player is a must-see film for anyone interested in the inner workings of Hollywood. Altman's sharp wit and biting satire make for a film that is both entertaining and thought-provoking.
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