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Sunset Blvd (1950)
- AKA: A Can of Beans, Alkony sugárút, Auringonlaskun katu, Boulevard der Dämmerung, Boulevard du crépuscule, Bulevar sumraka, Bulevardul Amurgului, Bulwar Zachodzacego Slonca, Crepúsculo dos Deuses, De laan der schimmen, El crepúsculo de los dioses, El ocaso de una estrella, El ocaso de una vida, I leoforos tis Dyseos, Sanseto Bulvaras, Sansetto ôdôri, Sderot Sunset, Solnedgångens gata, Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Bulvari, Viale del tramonto, Η λεωφόρος της δύσης, Булевардът на залеза, Бульвар Сансет, 日落大道, 红楼金粉
- Country: USA
- IMDB Rating: 8.4
- Genres: Drama, Film-Noir
- Release: 1950-09-29
- Director: Billy Wilder
- Writers: Charles Brackett , Billy Wilder , D.M. Marshman Jr.
- Language: English
- Stars: William Holden , Gloria Swanson , Erich von Stroheim , Nancy Olson
- Runtime: 110 min
- Awards: Won 3 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 19 nominations.
- Plot: In Hollywood of the 50's, the obscure screenplay writer Joe Gillis is not able to sell his work to the studios, is full of debts and is thinking in returning to his hometown to work in an office. While trying to escape from his creditors, he has a flat tire and parks his car in a decadent mansion in Sunset Boulevard. He meets the owner and former silent-movie star Norma Desmond, who lives alone with her butler and driver Max Von Mayerling. Norma is demented and believes she will return to the cinema industry, and is protected and isolated from the world by Max, who was her director and husband in the past and still loves her. Norma proposes Joe to move to the mansion and help her in writing a screenplay for her comeback to the cinema, and the small-time writer becomes her lover and gigolo. When Joe falls in love for the young aspirant writer Betty Schaefer, Norma becomes jealous and completely insane and her madness leads to a tragic end.