- Original title
Sunset Blvd. (Sunset Boulevard)
- Running time
- 110 min.
- United States
Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr.
John F. Seitz (B&W)
William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb, Fred Clark, Cecil B. DeMille, Buster Keaton, Anna Q. Nilsson, See 5 More
Film noir. Drama | Film In Film. Literature. Old Age / Elderly. New Year's Eve
- A bankrupt screenwriter (William Holden) takes refuge in the mansion of a faded star (Gloria Swanson) of the silent era, in order to escape the debt-collectors who are chasing after him. What he begins to realize however, is that Norma's psyche is no less of a dangerous place. A brillant comment on the meaning of fame.
- Rankings Position
: 3 Oscar: Best Screenplay, Art Direction B&W, OST Drama. 11 Nominations
: 4 Golden Globes, including Best Movie - Drama. 7 nominations
: National Board of Review: Best Film, Actress & Top Ten Films
: New York Film Critics Circle: 3 Nominations, incl. Best Film & Best Director
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Drama Screenplay
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