Brandy Burre had a recurring role on HBO’s The Wire when she gave up her career to start a family. When she decides to reclaim her life as an actor, the domestic world she’s carefully created crumbles around her.
Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not have imagined that it would not only unlock the long-held secrets of Chiyoko’s life... but also his own.
A famous actress decides to return from retirement in order to perform in front of soldiers during WWII.
An aspiring actress moves to Los Angeles to pursue her dream, and finds herself orbiting the periphery of show business, while everyday life muddies what exactly her path might be.
Story of famed Japanese actress Kinuyo Tanaka, with an emphasis on her working relationship with director Kenji Mizoguchi.
The true story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom.
Alyssa Rampart Pillage is a washed up TV queen whose career has been reduced to starring in commercials for her husband Bernie’s appliance empire. When their tree hugging daughter Topanga dies in a tragic golf ball accident, Bernie goes off the spiritual deep end and tries to give away their fortune with disastrous results. But what starts off as tragedy quickly turns into career re-invention for Alyssa. And as the body counts rises, so does her star. Bad Actress is a guilty pleasure of a film that gleefully mocks the world of Hollywood and Fame, which reminds us that Justice has nothing on Celebrity.Written by Anonymous (www.imdb.com).
A Hollywood writer becomes embroiled while investigating into the lives of five fictitious actresses all nominated for the Academy Award for best actress.
The year 1933: Successful actress Maria Rheine is in love with her Jewish colleague Mark Löwenthal. When the Nazis implement the racist Nuremberg Laws, their relationship is severely endangered. Defiant Maria decides to stay together with Mark and ends her promising career: She assumes a Jewish identity and continues to work under the name Manja Löwenthal. She and Mark perform at the Jewish Theatre in Berlin, until they become victims of an intrigue: Their colleague Judith, who has a crush on Mark, denounces them to the secret police.
Yvon Rance, who runs a hair salon in Brittany, only wants his beloved teenaged daughter Laetita to be happy, something he believes she'll be able to achieve by completing high school and then following in her father's professional footsteps. When Laetita tells him that she has been cast in the latest movie by renowned director Stephane, he is initially unimpressed. He grudgingly relents when he learns that the money she will make for a couple months of work is twice what he makes in a year.
A romantic drama film about a love triangle between a stage actress, her financial backer, and his friend.
The banker Vagif Fataliyev is found murdered in his own house. During the investigation, two more murders occur one after the other
Three deeply flawed and lonely housemates turn on each other when the opportunity of love knocks on their front door.
A Latin socialite decides to become the anti Sophia Vergara. As we watch her whirlwind of destruction take down everyone and everything in her wake as she makes Scarface look like a family movie. As the reign of destruction and the dust clears, we see our heroine in her first audition as "She Kills It"! Nothing is as it seems in this sexy blockbuster comedy with a surprise ending.
A theatrical troupe from the west end of London loses its leading lady (Rose Trelawny) when she goes off to marry a rich young man from the other side of town (Arthur Gower). The rest of the play deals with the budding romance and trials and tribulations of their love, as well as the changing face of late-19th-century theatre.
This saucy mockumentary follows a first-time filmmaker with ambitions to make "the greatest movie ever made," a low-budget slasher boasting a Native American killer. The director knows buxom starlets are the key to his success. But when the ladies start disappearing one by one, his plan goes bust -- and he goes crazy. Indie rockers Space Probe Taurus provide the soundtrack to this unrated director's cut that leaves little to the imagination.
An actress and a director run through a melodramatic scene, speaking to a mannequin.
Among the tight-knit neighbours are a poet, his actress wife, a bachelor budding author, a tobacco shop owner-cum-landlady, an insurance salesman and his nosy and greedy wife. Enter a young and seemingly high-class couple who just so happens is open to purchasing life insurance from their swift neighbour. In the meantime, life is imitating art across the street, which may end up providing for either a happy ending or a rude split - eventually that is.
The romantic comedy about a daily life of Anechka - a thirty years old actress.
Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in Australia and VOX and Das Vierte in Germany. The series was created and written by Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton. The show was not picked up for a second season despite early reports from Showtime stating it had been in talks.