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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (27-Aug-2014)

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Writers: Armando Bo; Alexander Dinelaris; Nicolás Giacobone; Alejandro González Iñárritu

Keywords: Dark Comedy

A past-his-prime actor famous for playing a superhero looks to recapture the essence of brighter days with a Broadway play.

Former Batman star Michael Keaton is Riggan Thomson, once-shining action hero suffering through a middle-aged career swoon and associated bout of existential depression. Desperate to recapture the essence of days gone by, Thomson opts to stage a grand Broadway production, putting himself through an emotional endurance test as writer, director, and star of a play intended to rocket him back to relevance in the public lexicon.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lindsay Duncan
7-Nov-1950   Perfect Strangers
Zach Galifianakis
1-Oct-1969   The Hangover
Michael Keaton
9-Sep-1951   Batman
Edward Norton
18-Aug-1969   Fight Club
Amy Ryan
30-Nov-1969   Gone Baby Gone
Emma Stone
6-Nov-1988   Superbad
Naomi Watts
28-Sep-1968   First you see The Ring, then you die
Merritt Wever
7-Jan-1980   Zoey on Nurse Jackie


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