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Based on a True Story

Norm Macdonald

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In Based on a True Story (2016), Norm Macdonald pieces together a tale of a once famed Canadian comedian who became a Saturday Night Live writer and presenter at the peak of his career. Norm merges together two plot lines, a main one led by himself, as he dives deeper and deeper into the world of gambling and morphine abuse, and a secondary one led by a fictional ghostwriter, Terence Keane, who simultaneously works on typing Norm’s memoir...

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In Based on a True Story (2016), Norm Macdonald pieces together a tale of a once famed Canadian comedian who became a Saturday Night Live writer and presenter at the peak of his career. Norm merges together two plot lines, a main one led by himself, as he dives deeper and deeper into the world of gambling and morphine abuse, and a secondary one led by a fictional ghostwriter, Terence Keane, who simultaneously works on typing Norm’s memoir...