Joe Gould's Secret


Set in New York during the 1940s, where a well-educated hobo living in Greenwich Village becomes an overnight celebrity after being featured in New Yorker magazine. His mission in life is to compile an oral history of the world, and it is already over one million words long. The journalist who stumbled onto the story then tries to move on to other projects, but the lonely hobo does not want to end the relationship, which puts the journalist in an awkward position. As he gets to know the hobo, he uncovers a dark secret about him...


104 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language) .
Drama

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Have I got a story for you...
Have I got a story for you...

Credits

Cast
Ian Holm, Stanley Tucci, Hope Davis, Sarah Hyland, Hallee Hirsh, Celia Weston
Director
Stanley Tucci
ScreenplayHoward A. Rodman
MusicEvan Lurie
CinematographyMaryse Alberti
Sound formatsDolby SR
Made in2000
Produced byBohemian Productions, First Cold Press Productions, October Films, Weinstock Productions

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
5
Cape Argus
Adrian Monteath
15
The Cape Times
Gordon Glyn-Jones
5
The Star
Geraldine Frohling
14
The Star
Joanna Rix
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
eye Weekly
Alex Patterson
10
Box Office
Annlee Ellingson
10
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
13

What the People say

Internet
204 Netizens
13

Average .. 55%

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Visitor Ratings

Scale (Max)20
Jan Ole Kroeger 14

Average .. 70%

14

Visitor Comments

Jan Ole Kroeger (18): All in all the movie was quite enjoyable, but it had some stages where the plot did not really want to move on. One can find great comedy as well as great tragedy in the film. Worth a visit in any case.






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