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4.4
11,611 Ratings

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Blvd.

Directed by Billy Wilder
United States, 1950
Drama, Crime, Film noir

Synopsis

A hack screenwriter (William Holden) writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star (Gloria Swanson) who has faded into Hollywood obscurity in Billy Wilder’s classic backstage melodrama/film noir.

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Sunset Boulevard Directed by Billy Wilder

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1951 | 8 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1951 | 3 wins including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White

AFI FEST

2010

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