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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Original name: Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for sublime. Polly becomes the subject of an episode of a vapid TV news documentary series called "Qui êtes-vous?" and is pursued by the filmmaker and by the prince of Borodine, a small country in the Soviet bloc.
Style: surreal, mind bending, psychedelic, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, offbeat, contemplative
Plot: fashion, art, lust, counterculture, modernism, satire, media, filmmaking, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, prince, model, photographer, cemetery, toys, nudity (full frontal - brief), absurd humor, surrealism, white horse, dinner, fan, pop art, absurdism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france

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Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 85 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
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Style: humorous, satirical, talky, light, melancholic ...
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Stardom (2000)
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Duration: 74 min.
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Duration: 101 min.
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