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Carrie Fisher: Wishful Drinking (2010)

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Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher tells her raw and intoxicating true story in this documentary based on her hit stage production. Touching on stardom, mental illness, addiction and more, the ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Carrie Fisher ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Fisher ... Himself (archive footage)
Harry Karl Harry Karl ... Himself (archive footage)
Debbie Reynolds ... Herself (archive footage)
Maxine Reynolds Maxine Reynolds ... Herself (archive footage)
Diane Sawyer ... Herself (archive footage)
Elizabeth Taylor ... Herself (archive footage)
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Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher tells her raw and intoxicating true story in this documentary based on her hit stage production. Touching on stardom, mental illness, addiction and more, the actress recounts her peaks and valleys with candor and humor. Written by Anonymous

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USA

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English

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12 December 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bendito alcoholismo (Wishful Drinking) See more »

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Based on her best-selling novel, Wishful Drinking played on Broadway at studio 54 before going on tour. See more »

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Carrie Fisher: Where I am may not be everyone's view of Heaven, but if I'm quiet enough, I can hear the angels sing. Either that or I fucked up my medication.
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Features Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Optimistic Voices
Written by E.Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart
Published by EMI Feist Catalog INc (ASCAP)
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Hysterical and inspiring!
30 December 2011 | by HorrorCreepshowSee all my reviews

I've never been the biggest Carrie Fisher fan! I've loved her books and screenplays like the wonderful "Postcards From The Edge", but I've never really gone for Star Wars movies.

Still, I adore her personality and strengths. This act is hysterically funny and moving! I simply love her charm and wit. She never wallows in self-pity like so many other movie stars. She can look back on her problems and make something funny out of them, which is something I always encourage. Why take life so seriously?

Also, who knew she had such a lovely singing voice? Why hasn't she ever done a movie musical or done something on Broadway. The Great White Way is ready for you, my dear!

Why sit down and explain it? Just go out there and rent or buy it! It's a terrific hour and a half of fun!


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