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Herostratus (1967)

142 min | Drama

When Max, a young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide-by-jumping into a mass-media spectacle, he finds that his subversive intentions are quickly diluted into a reactionary gesture, and his motivations are revealed as a ...See moreWhen Max, a young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide-by-jumping into a mass-media spectacle, he finds that his subversive intentions are quickly diluted into a reactionary gesture, and his motivations are revealed as a desperate attempt to seek attention through celebrity. Written by Anonymous See less
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Alan Daiches (idea) | Don Levy (original idea) (screenplay)
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Updated Jun 30, 1967

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Jun 1967 (United Kingdom)

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Antony Paul
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Mona Hammond
Sandy (as Mona Chin) Sandy (as Mona Chin)   See fewer
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Helen Mirren
Advert Woman Advert Woman   See fewer
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Malcolm Muggeridge
Radio Presenter (voice) Radio Presenter (voice)   See fewer
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Hilda Marvin
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Vivienne Myles
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Ines Levy
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Charlotte Bremer-Wolff
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Allen Ginsberg
Poet (voice) Poet (voice)   See fewer
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Fred Wood
Patient on Bed (uncredited) Patient on Bed (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 299 votes