Opening Night (1977)

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's attention. Myrtle internalizes the accident and goes on a spiritual quest, but fails to finds the answers she is after. As opening night inches closer and closer, fragile Myrtle must find a way to make the show go on.

Directing:
  • John Cassavetes

Writing:
  • John Cassavetes

Stars:
Release Date: 1977-12-22
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 144
Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
Myrtle Gordon
Ben Gazzara
Ben Gazzara
Manny Victor
Paul Stewart
Paul Stewart
David Samuels
Laura Johnson
Laura Johnson
Nancy Stein
Zohra Lampert
Zohra Lampert
Dorothy Victor
Joan Blondell
Joan Blondell
Sarah Goode
John Cassavetes
John Cassavet...
Maurice Aarons
Peter Falk
Peter Falk
Peter Falk
Fred Draper
Fred Draper
Leo
Peter Bogdanovich
Peter Bogdano...
Peter Bogdanovich
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