R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Jean Paul Getty was eighty years old when his grandson was kidnapped. Kevin Spacey, at age 58, had to be prosthetically aged to resemble Getty, whereas his replacement Christopher Plummer, at age 88, needed no special makeup applications.
J. Paul Getty:
When a man gets wealthy, he has to deal with the problems of freedom. All the choices he could possibly want. An abyss opens up. Well, I watched that abyss. I watched it ruin men, marriages, but most of all, it ruins the children.
11 minutes into the movie, in a scene that occurs during a period identified as 1964 and showing per-Christmas preparations, we see a snow storm in San Francisco, CA. The only snow in San Francisco in the 1960s was on January 21, 1962, almost two years earlier. but the snow fell in the Sunset and Westlake Districts, There was no snow in the financial district in any year of the sixties.
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