“Are you happy?” asks Nolan Mack’s boss at the bank branch where he’s worked for 26 years. Ironically, that scene was filmed a year before Robin Williams’ death, but it’s what many viewers will be wondering about the real life Williams as they view his last on-screen performance. You can’t sit down to watch Boulevard without the anticipation of seeing some small sign that Williams was months away from tragically taking his own life.
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Last summer, when the news came out about Robin Williams’s death, I (like many others) was heartbroken. He had been such a part of my childhood and adolescence. Everyone mentioned that their favorite movie of his had been Aladdin, or Dead Poets Society, or one of the many, many others in which he starred. One movie that did not get the love it deserved, however, was The Fisher King.
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