The Last Tycoon
The Last Tycoon is a 1976 American period romantic drama film directed by Elia Kazan and produced by Sam Spiegel, based upon Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished novel The Last Tycoon. It stars Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jack Nicholson, Donald Pleasence, Jeanne Moreau, Theresa Russell and Ingrid Boulting.
Monroe Stahr is the young production chief and the most creative executive of one of the biggest studios of the Golden Age of Hollywood. He is a tireless worker in a time of turmoil in the industry due to the creation of the Writers Guild of America; Monroe being accustomed to make his underlings, including screenwriters, do whatever he says.
|award||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|keywords||chief executive officer cinema of the united states engage film shoot golden age golden age of hollywood married obsess production chief shoot studio studio executive troubled past union organizer writers guild of america young daughter young woman|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Production Design|
|productionCompany||Academy Pictures Corporation Gelderse Maatschappij N.V.|
|theme||films à clef romantic drama|