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Carrie Fisher: Wishful Drinking (2010)

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Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher tells her raw and intoxicating true story in this documentary based on her hit stage production. Touching on stardom, mental illness, addiction and more, the ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Carrie Fisher ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Fisher ... Himself (archive footage)
Harry Karl Harry Karl ... Himself (archive footage)
Debbie Reynolds ... Herself (archive footage)
Maxine Reynolds Maxine Reynolds ... Herself (archive footage)
Diane Sawyer ... Herself (archive footage)
Elizabeth Taylor ... Herself (archive footage)
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Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher tells her raw and intoxicating true story in this documentary based on her hit stage production. Touching on stardom, mental illness, addiction and more, the actress recounts her peaks and valleys with candor and humor. Written by Anonymous

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bendito alcoholismo (Wishful Drinking) See more »

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Filmed at the South Orange performing arts center in South Orange, New Jersey See more »

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Carrie Fisher: I haven't been naked in fifteen years. And I haven't been sleeveless in twenty. Some of you ladies would know what I'm talking about.
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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Princess Leia's Theme
Composed by John Williams
Published by Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp (BMI) and Bantha Music (BMI)
All Rights Administered by Warner- Tamerlane Publishing Corp
Courtesy of Lucasfilm
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sassy and honest
12 October 2016 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Carrie Fisher does an one-woman show in front of an adoring crowd. She starts with a story of finding a friend dead in her bed five years ago. Somehow, she makes it funny. Then she brings out a big board trying to decipher the relationship of her parents Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds with their connection to Elizabeth Taylor and their various marriages. This is probably the highlight for me. She also brings in her own failed marriage, her family, her addiction, and her mental struggles. Her father Eddie Fisher would die 3 months after the taping. Her raspy dry wit works for the most part especially when she's interacting with the audience. Her monotone voice does grate as the show keeps going. Overall, Carrie is very sassy, charismatic, and scary honest about her life.


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