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Don't tell Oprah: 'A Million Little Pieces' is now a movie - Dotemirates
12/09/2018

Don't tell Oprah: 'A Million Little Pieces' is now a movie

James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces," once one of the most toxic properties in Hollywood, has been reborn on the big screen thanks to director Sam Taylor-Johnson and her actor husband, Aaron, whom she wrote it with. In even a movie world where "based on a true story" often has elastic meaning, a film about "A Million Little Pieces" is a surprise. After Frey admitted to partially fabricating or embellishing parts of his 2003 memoir about drug addiction and rehabilitation, Oprah Winfrey, who had include Frey's book in her book club, memorably chastised him on television. The book's publisher, Doubleday,...


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Goan Konkani Musical Show in Kuwait

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