The Day of the Locust

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The Day of the Locust

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The Day of the Locust

Release Date: May 07, 1975

Year    :   1975
Slogan    :   «It happened in Hollywood. But it could have happened in hell.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Paramount, Long Road Productions
Director    :   John Schlesinger
Producers    :   Dianne Crittenden, Marion Dougherty, Jerome Hellman, Sheldon Schrager, Sheldon Schrager, Michael Childers
Writers    :   Waldo Salt, Nathanael West
RunTime    :   145 mins.

Hollywood, 1930s. Tod Hackett, a young painter who tries to make his way as an art director in the lurid world of film industry, gets infatuated with his neighbor Faye Greener, an aspiring actress who prefers the life that Homer Simpson, a lone accountant, can offer her.

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