Four 1950's cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met and probably didn't, fictionally do in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the film has a fluid progression of flash-backs and flash-forwards centering on the fictional Einstein's current observations, childhood memories and apprehensions for the future. Written by
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A comedy about life, death, sex and the universe . . . relatively speaking
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Did You Know?
Since the film was a British production, all of the interiors for Insignificance
(1985) were shot at Lee Studios in Wembley, London, with only limited on-location filming of exteriors in New York, See more
The movie takes place in 1954. In one scene, a man is in a bar watching the World Series. The TV announcer for the game starts talking about "Campanella, Hodges, and Berra" being involved in a play. In 1954 those 3 players played for Brooklyn Dodgers and NY Yankees, however the 1954 World Series was between the Cleveland Indians and NY Giants, therefore none of those 3 even played. See more
Have you ever noticed how "What the hell" is always the right decision to make?
References The Seven Year Itch
When Your Heart Runs Out of Time
Words & Music & Sung by Will Jennings See more