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The James Dean Story

  • Film

Time Out says

Something of a curiosity, this documentary about the life and character of the cultish star who had died a couple of years before is short on analysis, long on (sometimes insufferably pretentious) poetic symbolism, and extremely fine for its sharp black-and-white photography, especially effective in the bleak wastelands where Dean grew up. A few nice rare clips are included (notably a stunning outtake from East of Eden), but otherwise this is probably of interest only to Dean fanatics or Altman collectors.
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Release Details

  • Duration:82 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:George W George, Robert Altman
  • Screenwriter:Stewart Stern
  • Cast:
    • Adeline Hall
    • Marcus Winslow
    • Markie Winslow
    • Ortense Winslow
    • Martin Gabel
    • Mr and Mrs Dean James Dean's grandparents
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