Gloria Swanson and William Holden created two of the screen's most memorable characters in director Billy Wilder's dazzling, blackly comic film noir.

Norma Desmond is an ageing star of silent cinema, living in her memories and dreaming of a return to the big screen. William Holden is a struggling writer who is held in thrall by her madness. From the unforgettable opening sequence through the inevitable unfolding of tragic destiny, the film is the definitive statement on the dark and desperate side of Hollywood.

Running time: 2h10, including ads and trailers.

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