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Melbourne Film Festival to honour Robin Williams

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There will be a special screening of Good Morning, Vietnam at the Melbourne International Film Festival on Saturday to celebrate the life of late comic legend Robin Williams.

Williams was found dead at his home in California on Monday at the age of 63. Initial reports suggest he took his own life.

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He earned his first Oscar nomination for his performance as a DJ on the Armed Forces Radio Service in the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam.

The Melbourne International Film Festival will screen the film at Hoyts 10 on Saturday at 1.30pm, with $5 from each ticket sold donated to Lifeline.

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