First screened in May 2000 / Most recently screened in May 2020
Director: Eric Mendelsohn. Cast: Aaron Harnick, Edie Falco, Barbara Barrie, Madeline Kahn, Bob Dishy, Betty Henritze, Carlin Glynn, Novella Nelson, Anne Meara, Julie Kavner, Glenn Fitzgerald, Arthur Anderson, Marcia DeBonis. Screenplay: Eric Mendelsohn. Twitter Capsule:
Appealingly odd, well-acted indie about small-town life as out-of-body experience. Director surrogate is weakest spot.
The sentiment about moviemaking and the alternate idealizing and denigrating of the female lead are nothing new, but observations and aesthetics elsewhere feel fresh.