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86 Ratings

Noises Off!

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
United States, 1992


Theater director Lloyd Fellowes is told he must bring a British hit play to the American stage with a cast including a feature actor, a washed-up star, a vacant leading man, a blond bombshell and a besotted character actor.

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Noises Off! Directed by Peter Bogdanovich

Critics reviews

Aided by ace comedy cinematographer Tim Suhrstedt, Bogdanovich keeps things humming along at screwball velocity, adroitly moving his camera around the stage and turning each corner and prop into a potential locus of catastrophe. More doors are slammed here than in the entire broadcast run of Frasier.
August 12, 2015
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The transition from stage to screen may be bumpy in spots, but this movie is much funnier than Bogdanovich’s What’s Up, Doc?, and the long-take shooting style is executed with fluidity and precision.
March 01, 1992
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