France/West Germany – 1978 – color

Director: Billy Wilder | Screenwriters: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Cinematography: Gerry Fischer | Editing: Stefan Arnsten, Fredric Steinkamp | Music: Miklós Rózsa | Cast: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer, Mario Adorf, Henry Fonda | Producers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Runtime: 116’

Famous film star Fedora has died. At her funeral movie producer Barry Detweiler recalls how only two weeks previously he, after much difficulty, approached her regarding starring in a movie of his. The encounter revealed some disturbing things about her life, and more will now be revealed after her death.

Billy Wilder
Filmography (selective)
Double Indemnity (1944)
The Lost Weekend (1945)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Ace in the Hole (1951)
Stalag 17 (1953)
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Some Like it Hot (1959)
The Apartment (1960)