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The Great Pretender (2018)

The lives of a French theater director, her ex-boyfriend, and the two actors playing them intersect dramatically in this tangled and darkly funny roundelay set in the New York theater world.

Director:

Nathan Silver

Writers:

Jack Dunphy, Nathan Silver (story by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Esther Garrel ... Thérèse
Maëlle Poesy-Guichard Maëlle Poesy-Guichard ... Mona
Keith Poulson ... Chris
Linas Phillips ... Nick
Craig muMs Grant ... Barry
Julian Grady Julian Grady ... Henry
Danelle Eliav ... Hannah
C. Mason Wells C. Mason Wells ... David
Emilie McDonald Emilie McDonald ... Loretta
Bruce Smolanoff ... Jerri
Tashiana Washington ... Joyce
Isabella Jackson Isabella Jackson ... Liz
Brigitte Sy ... Thérèse's Mom
Sean Gorski Sean Gorski ... Fratboy
Michael Argentieri ... Catcaller
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The lives of a French theater director, her ex-boyfriend, and the two actors playing them intersect dramatically in this tangled and darkly funny roundelay set in the New York theater world.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

6 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Great Pretender See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA

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Color
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Spare Succulence
Written by Joe Wozny and Dave Merson Hess
Performed by Gunctrl
Courtesy of Spellbook Music
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