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"Fedora" is a Drama film directed and written by Billy Wilder, released in the USA on April 15 of 1979 , starring William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer, Frances Sternhagen and Mario Adorf.

Who is the director of "Fedora":

Fedora was directed by Billy Wilder, a writer, director, and producer.

Before making Fedora, Billy Wilder had directed The Front Page, released in 1974, Avanti! (1972), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), The Fortune Cookie (1966), Kiss Me, Stupid (1964), and Irma la Douce (1963). Since, he directed Buddy Buddy, released in 1981.

When was "Fedora" released:

Fedora was first released in the United States on Sunday, April 15, 1979.. This was forty (40) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, May 30, 1978 in France and on Thursday, June 29, 1978 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Fedora":

At the casting of Fedora we find William Holden, previously seen in Network (1976) and The Towering Inferno (1974); Marthe Keller (Bobby Deerfield (1977), Black Sunday (1977)); Hildegard Knef (Jeder stirbt für sich allein (1976), The Lost Continent (1968)) [ more... ]

  • Jacques Maury and Ferdy Mayne have both also be seen in Pirates, released in 1986.
  • Henry Fonda and José Ferrer also worked together in The Swarm, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "Fedora":

The film's central character is a reclusive foreign-born actress, one of the greatest movie stars of the century, who inexplicably has retained her youthful beauty despite her advancing years. In the opening scene she commits suicide by throwing herself in front of a train, and among the mourners at her funeral is aging has-been Hollywood producer Barry "Dutch" Detweiler, with whom she once had a brief affair and who serves as the film's narrator.

We flashback to a villa on an island near Corfu, [...]

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