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... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2005)

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Credited cast:
Kofi Annan ... Himself (archive footage)
Antonio Banderas ... Alejandro Murrieta / Zorro (archive footage)
Jimmy Carter ... Himself (archive footage)
Glenn Close ... Alex Forrest (archive footage)
Anne Douglas ... Herself (as Anne Buydens)
Cameron Douglas ... Himself
Diana Douglas ... Herself
Eric Douglas ... Himself (archive footage)
Joel Douglas Joel Douglas ... Himself
Kirk Douglas ... Himself
Michael Douglas ... Himself
Peter Douglas ... Himself
Jane Fonda ... Kimberly Wells (archive footage)
Richard Gere ... Himself (archive footage)
Audrey Hepburn ... Herself (archive footage)
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12 March 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

A Father, A Son: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2005)

**** (out of 4)

Incredibly funny and moving documentary takes a look at legend Kirk Douglas and his superstar son Michael. The documentary covers their personal lives ranging from tragedy in their lives to their film careers and it's a truly great chance at seeing the elder go into great discussion of his films and many lovers. From the start of the doc where the two are still arguing over Kirk not being casted by Michael in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest to the effect of Kirk's stroke. Everything is drawn out in perfect detail and nothing is left to the imagination. This is certainly one of the greatest documentaries out there that takes a good hard look at a legend and a superstar. Both men are honest, aren't afraid of the hard questions and the love they show one another, after years of bad times, is very touching. One of the highlights deal with the rumor of Michael being a sex addict to which Kirk says What's wrong with that? I've been one for years..


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