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?
The picture's closing credits state: "Insignificance originally produced at the Royal Court Theatre London, on the 8th July, 1982". 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
They will not take responsibility for their world. They want to put it all on the shoulders of a few and I tell you the weight of all those worlds...
Features Hiroshima Mon Amour
Words & Music by Will Jennings
, Roy Orbison
Sung by Roy Orbison
Produced by David Briggs
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