Moon Over Parador
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Moon Over Parador
Jack Noah (Richard Dreyfuss) is all actor: Self-possessed, obsessive, vulnerable, and an addict for praise, his soul burns with "the craft." Having just finished a grade-Z straight-to-cable crime thriller in the fictional South American country of Parador, he gets the ultimate acting challenge (though it's more like an offer he can't refuse) from Roberto Strausman (Raul Julia), the Paradorian dictator's chief advisor. The challenge: impersonate the country's dictator, whose just died. Strausman knows just how to manipulate Noah: He takes him to a meat locker, shows… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 42%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Misfire comedy starring Dreyfuss, directed by Mazursky."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Not really good, but the spectacle of Mazursky in drag almost makes up for it."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Dreyfuss at his usual, amusing best"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Dreyfuss tries hard ... and almost saves the whole darn thing."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"A mediocre and lackluster comedy with Jonathan Winters providing the only funny moments."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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