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Opening Night (1977)

PG-13 12/22/1977 (US) Drama 2h 24m

Overview

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's attention. Myrtle internalizes the accident and goes on a spiritual quest, but fails to finds the answers she is after. As opening night inches closer and closer, fragile Myrtle must find a way to make the show go on.

  1. John Cassavetes

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gena Rowlands

    Gena Rowlands

    Myrtle Gordon

  2. John Cassavetes

    John Cassavetes

    Maurice Aarons

  3. Ben Gazzara

    Ben Gazzara

    Manny Victor

  4. Joan Blondell

    Joan Blondell

    Sarah Goode

  5. Paul Stewart

    Paul Stewart

    David Samuels

  6. Zohra Lampert

    Zohra Lampert

    Dorothy Victor

  7. Laura Johnson

    Laura Johnson

    Nancy Stein

  8. John Tuell

    Gus Simmons

  9. Ray Powers

    Jimmy

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Full Cast & Crew

Opening Night
Opening Night

Status Released

Original Language English

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