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The kid stays in the picture

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Movie propaganda

Success. Scandal. Glamour. Sex. Infamy.

The kid stays in the picture traces the meteoric rise, fall, and rise again of legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans.

At 34, after a glamorous but short-lived acting career and with no producing credits to his name, Evans landed a job as chief of production at Paramount Pictures. From 1966 to 1974 he was responsible for some of the greatest films of the 70s including The Godfather, Love story, The odd couple and Chinatown, before becoming mired in heartbreak, cocaine and scandal.

Hardly traditional by documentary standards, The kid stays in the picture combines a rich collection of film clips, news footage and photos which heighten Evan's shameless and engaging narration.

Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

  • Film biography Hollywood producer Robert Evans star actor documentary

Persons of interest

  • Robert Evans .... Autobiographer
  • Nanette Burstein .... Director
  • Brett Morgen .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

  • Awards and film festivals:
    • American Cinema Editors 2003: Nominated: Eddie Best Edited Documentary Film (Jun Diaz)
    • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2002: Best Documentary
    • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2003: Nominated: Best Documentary
    • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2006: Sundance at Karlovy Vary
    • Golden Satellite Awards 2003: Best Motion Picture, Documentary
    • Online Film Critics Society Awards 2003: Nominated: Best Documentary
    • Seattle Film Critics Awards 2002: Best Documentary
  • Studios and distributors:

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

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Security censorship classification

M (Medium level coarse language, medium level violence)

Surveillance time

91 minutes (1:31 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: 27 February 2003
DVD rental: 13 August 2003
VHS rental: 13 August 2003

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