The Cat's Meow


Set aboard a yacht during a weekend in 1924, this film takes a look at how a Hollywood producer may have been murdered. The people aboard the boat were mainly Hollywood bigshots... William Randolph Hearst, his young mistress, an aspiring gossip columnist, Charlie Chaplin, and the murder victim. Charlie had the hots for William's mistress, and pursued her relentlessly, which drove William to take drastic action, with tragic consequences...


110 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Nudity, Violence) .
Drama, Thriller, On the Art Circuit

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The rich guy always beats the funny guy...
The rich guy always beats the funny guy...

Credits

Cast
Kirsten Dunst, Edward Herrmann, Eddie Izzard, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Tilly, Claudia Harrison
Director
Peter Bogdanovich
ScreenplaySteven Peros, from his play
MusicIan Whitcomb
CinematographyBruno Delbonnel
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2001
Produced byCP Medien AG, Dan Films, KC Medien AG, Lions Gate Films Inc., The Cat's Meow Ltd.

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
10
The Star
Geraldine Fröhling
14
Die Burger
Gabriël Botma
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
13
Box Office
Annlee Ellingson
10
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15

What the People say

Internet
1185 Netizens
13

Average .. 64%

13




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