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The Hoax

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UPC: 786936702019

Format: DVDAC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen

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The Hoax is a happy surprise. Surprise because, for once, having a film's release date bumped back half a year didn't mean it's a dog. Happy because Lasse Hallström's dancing-on-eggshells comedy about a notorious literary scandal of the 1970s is bounteously entertaining, with more solid laughs and certainly slyer wit than, say, the latest Will Ferrell romp. The subject is the world-shaking con an unsuccessful writer named Clifford Irving (Richard Gere) ran on some supposedly sharp cookies in the highest echelons of Manhattan publishing. Irving persuaded McGraw-Hill and Life magazine that ultra-reclusive tycoon Howard Hughes had selected him to transcribe his memoirs. It's pure balderdash,…    
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List Price: $9.99
Rating: R (Restricted)
Studio: Miramax
Actors: Richard Gere Alfred Molina David Aaron Baker John Carter Judi Barton 
Size: 7.1000" x 5.4200"
Weight: 0.1800 lbs.
Language: English, Spanish, French, French, English, English