Robert Cole, a film editor, is constantly breaking up with and reconciling with long-suffering girl friend Mary Harvard, who works at a bank. He is irrationally jealous and self-centered, while Mary has been too willing to let him get away with his disruptive antics. Can they learn to live with each other? Can they learn to live without each other? The movie also provides insight into film editing as Robert and co-worker Jay work on their current project, a cheesy sci-fi movie. Written by
If it's not love, what is it?
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'Albert Brooks'' real life brother 'Bob Einstein' (aka Super Dave Osborne) plays the sporting goods salesman. See more
When Albert is high on Quaaludes, he puts on a record album and the disco hit "A Fifth of Beethoven" comes on. But watch the needle on the turntable - you can see the arm retracting and returning from the spindle while the music is playing. See more
[selecting a prop for the space film he's working on
How much would you say this weighs?
I don't know. Maybe it doesn't weigh anything - did you ever think of that? Maybe it's on one of those planets that doesn't have any gravity.
References Heaven's Gate
SHE'S OUT OF MY LIFE
Written by Tom Bähler
Performed by Michael Jackson
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