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"Chaplin" (also known as "Charlot") is a Biography/Drama film directed by Richard Attenborough, and written by Diana Hawkins (story), William Boyd (screenplay), and Charlie Chaplin (book "My Autobiography"), released on December 25 of 1992 in the USA , starring Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw, Moira Kelly and Anthony Hopkins.

Everyone has a wild side. Even a legend.

Who is the director of "Chaplin":

Chaplin was directed by Richard Attenborough, an English actor, producer, and director.

Before making Chaplin, Richard Attenborough had directed Cry Freedom, released in 1987, A Chorus Line (1985), Gandhi (1982), Magic (1978), A Bridge Too Far (1977), and Oh! What a Lovely War (1969). Since, he directed Shadowlands, released in 1993, Grey Owl (1999), Closing the Ring (2007).

When was "Chaplin" released:

Chaplin was initially released on Friday, December 25, 1992, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, December 25, 1992 are Hoffa (dir. Danny DeVito) and Peter's Friends (dir. Kenneth Branagh). This was twenty-six (26) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, February 17, 1993 in France; Thursday, October 28, 1993 in Germany; Wednesday, April 07, 1993 in Spain and on Thursday, February 18, 1993 in Australia.

What is the casting of "Chaplin":

At the casting of Chaplin we find Robert Downey Jr., previously seen in Air America (1990) and Chances Are (1989); Geraldine Chaplin (Buster's Bedroom (1991), The Children (1990)); Paul Rhys (Rebecca's Daughters (1992), Vincent & Theo (1990)) [ more... ]

  • James Woods and Anthony Hopkins, Kevin Dunn can all be seen in Nixon, released in 1995.
  • Robert Downey Jr. and Geraldine Chaplin also appeared together in Home for the Holidays, released in 1995.
  • Robert Downey Jr. and Marisa Tomei also appeared together in Only You, released in 1994.
  • Robert Downey Jr. and Bill Paterson also appeared in Richard III, released in 1995.

What is the Storyline of "Chaplin":

The film is structured around lengthy flashbacks as the elderly Charlie Chaplin (Robert Downey Jr.) (now living in Switzerland) recollects moments from his life during a conversation with fictional character George Hayden (Anthony Hopkins), the editor of his autobiography. Chaplin's recollections begin with his childhood of extreme poverty, from which he escapes by immersing himself in the world of the London music halls, after which he relocates to the United States.

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