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Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Erich von Stroheim as "Max Von Mayerling"

An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriters ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death.

Academy Award (1950) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1950) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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