The Epic Film Challenge II
#129 – Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Dir. Billy Wilder
Starring: Gloria Swanson, William Holden, Eric von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb, Cecil B. DeMille, Buster Keaton
The one hundred and twenty-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Billy Wilder’s portrait of a faded silent film star trying to recapture her former glory, Sunset Boulevard.
Recorded in December 2016.
Oscar Wins: Best Screenplay (Charles Brackett, D. M. Marshman Jr., Billy Wilder), Best Black-and-White Art Direction (Hans Dreier, John Meehan, Samuel M. Comer, Ray Moyer), Best Score (Franz Waxman)
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Luke: Definitely, a true Hollywood classic, I loved this.