Sweet Liberty
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Alan Alda wrote, directed, and starred in this satirical film about the corruption of the film industry's approach to history. Alda plays Michael Burgess, a college professor who has written a historical novel about the American Revolution. The book has been turned into a script, and a Hollywood film crew descends on his North Carolina hometown to make the movie. Predictably, the director and actors make a mess of his concept, and Burgess becomes frustrated as the town is turned upside down. Desperately, he tries to salvage his concept with some last-minute script changes. To make things… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"OK light comedy, directed by and starring Alan Alda, about filming of movie in small town."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
""featherweight farce, performed agreeably""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"free-wheeling and enjoyable"
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"A sweet, funny comedy about the perils of being a writer and making a movie. An underrated charmer."
‑ Blake Davis, KFOR Channel 4 News
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