How is it that a Bob Fosse movie could be on this list? The director of "Lenny" and "Cabaret" did to film what he had done to dance, he reinvented a great deal of the way it could be presented.
So why would there be a film that people would have to be directed to? How about a film that is incredibly hard to watch? A Musical about death, in the first person.
It is far to much to an autobiography to be ignored, the film tells of a man who has done terrible things to the people he loved, and the only reason he can keep going it to create a "show."
The lead character is at one time a rascal and at others a truly ugly man. It is self portrait done in the most brutal honesty
Here is the cast:
Roy Scheider . . . Joe Gideon
Jessica Lange . . . Angelique
Leland Palmer . . . Audrey Paris
Ann Reinking . . . Kate Jagger
Cliff Gorman . . . Davis Newman
Ben Vereen . . . O'Connor Flood
Erzsebet Foldi . . . Michelle Gideon
Michael Tolan . . . Dr. Ballinger
Max Wright . . . Joshua Penn
William LeMassena . . . Jonesy Hecht
Life and Death set to music and dance.
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