The supposed true story of Shirley MacLaine's experience with a spiritual awakening.
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1987  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Shirley MacLaine ...  Shirley MacLaine 2 episodes, 1987
Charles Dance ...  Gerry Stamford 2 episodes, 1987
John Heard ...  David Manning 2 episodes, 1987
Anne Jackson ...  Bella Abzug 2 episodes, 1987
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Storyline

Shirley MacLaine plays herself in this TV mini-series based on her autobiographical best-seller which delves into her new age beliefs and its effects on her personal and public lives. John Heard portrays a composite role of her many spiritual and personal advisors. Written by Keath <keath@webtv.net>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

18 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Out on a Limb See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Shirley MacLaine: I can't go to your event with you.
Bella Abzug: Why not?
Shirley MacLaine: Because I'm going to South America to look for extraterrestrials.
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Alternate Versions

A 234-minute special collector's edition is also available. See more »

Connections

References Being There (1979) See more »

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Better than expected and Shirley is hot
29 May 2017 | by Matthew_CapitanoSee all my reviews

Not bad docudrama of a very pretty Shirley MacLaine describing her path of awareness.

Some strained romantic interludes - which most women will no doubt find alluring - are included in the movie, but the film is literally interesting once Shirley embarks on her 'journey' to find the meaning of life and all that. I still could never detach myself from the possibility that Shirley is just some bored rich chick who needed something to do, thus she began her little self-discovery thing. Having said that, the flick is okay, save the frustration of her character (herself) tolerating that spooky married British guy (Charlie Dance) when she had a more promising prospect in the enlightened beach bum (John Heard). Anne Jackson tags along as an over-bearing matza ball.

Check it out. There are some clips of Shirley performing on Broadway.


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