I am big. It's the pictures that got small! Can't believe it took me so long to watch this
And Gloria Swanson is an old hag at 50?
over 1 year
Classic! Very creepy and sad with fantastic dialogue. A tale of the aftermath of fame.
Like Singin' in the Rain, but there's no music and everybody's depressing.
over 3 years
Perfection. Sublime acting, directing and writing.
almost 4 years
They don't make them like they used to...
A Faded Movie Star is persuaded a small time writer can give her back some Shine, He can't
An amazing film, maybe the best Hollywood movie made about Hollywood.
over 5 years
Fantastic performances and script, still feels totally relevant of today's Hollywood.
Emmet O Sullivan
almost 6 years
Awesome film, really dark and unsettling. Norma Desmond is a great character
Čudno je kako su ljudi dobri prema nekome, tek kada on umre
over 6 years
I could watch this film over and over again. Swanson is majestic as the aged silent star!
over 6 years
The absolute masterpiece, and one of the films that define the Noir genre.
Sunset Boulevard (also known as Sunset Blvd.) is a 1950 American film noir directed and co-written by Billy Wilder, and produced and co-written by Charles Brackett. It was named after the boulevard that runs through Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California.
The film stars William Holden as Joe Gillis, an unsuccessful screenwriter, Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, a faded silent movie star who draws him into her fantasy world where she dreams of making a triumphant return to the screen with Erich von Stroheim as Max Von Mayerling, her butler and ex-husband. Nancy Olson, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough and Jack Webb play supporting roles. Director Cecil B. DeMille and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper play themselves, and the film includes cameo appearances by leading silent film actors Buster Keaton, H. B. Warner and Anna Q. Nilsson.
Praised by many critics when first released, Sunset Boulevard was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won three. It is widely accepted as a classic, often cited...