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Directed By Alan Smithee (2000)
Starring: Dan Bucatinsky, Edward Norton, Steven Seagal, Steven Spielberg, Robert Altman
Director: Lesli Klainberg
Category: Documentary
Studio: Wellspring
50 mins



A Look At Hollywood's Most Notorious "Director"

Directed by Alan Smithee is a story of Hollywood infighting, power, money and betrayal.From 1969 to 1999, Alan Smithee directed more major motion pictures than any other filmmaker - 47 films, including dramas, westerns, romances, and comedies - yet his identity is a closely guarded secret.Why?The truth is that Alan Smithee is not a real director at all, but a pseudonym, a last resort for a director who wants to disown a film.