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“Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story” movie finishes production

Hollywood biopic “Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story” chronicling the life of legendary film director Oskar Knight has finished production.

Featuring a host of interviews from Hollywood greats and international stars including “Poirot” actor David Suchet, Joaquim de Almeida (Our Brand is Crisis) and Oscar winning actress Margaret O’Brien, the film highlights the career of the late Oskar Knight, and how he changed motion picture history.

Shot on location in and around Los Angeles and at iconic Hollywood venues such as the Cicada Club, the film goes back to the golden era of cinema and explores some of the controversies and behind-the-scenes tales from cast and crew who worked with the late Oskar Knight, played by Lenny
Von Dohlen (Twin Peaks).

Written and directed by Scott Fivelson, the film took 5 years to make and is currently being submitted to film festivals with a theatrical release set for 2016.