Opening Night

Opening Night (1977)

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's attention. Myrtle internalizes the accident and goes on a spiritual quest, but fails to finds the answers she is after. As opening night inches closer and closer, fragile Myrtle must find a way to make the show go on.

  • John Cassavetes
  • John Cassavetes
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  • Release Date: 1977-12-22
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 144

Paul Stewart

David Samuels

Gena Rowlands

Myrtle Gordon

Patrick Labyorteaux

Child Actor Playing Vito (uncredited)

Joan Blondell

Sarah Goode

Peter Falk

Himself (uncredited)

John Cassavetes

Maurice Aarons

Peter Bogdanovich

Himself (uncredited)

Zohra Lampert

Dorothy Victor

Laura Johnson

Nancy Stein

Ben Gazzara

Manny Victor

Eleanor Zee

Sylvia Stein

James Karen


Naomi Stevens

Crying Mourner (uncredited)

Seymour Cassel

Himself (uncredited)
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