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In the Soup (1992)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  13 August 1992 (Germany)
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A neurotic nebbish lives in 2 worlds: the fantasy of winning his dream-girl via a hit movie, and the meager existence he scrapes out from very odd jobs, such as thesping in an arty ... See full summary »

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A neurotic nebbish lives in 2 worlds: the fantasy of winning his dream-girl via a hit movie, and the meager existence he scrapes out from very odd jobs, such as thesping in an arty no-budget flick. His beautiful object is his next-door neighbor Angelica, who's understandably preoccupied with her own life, as an illegal immigrant and single mom. Aldolpho Rollo's writing his unending masterpiece screenplay from a walk-up NYC flat, in-between peering at debtors through his peephole. AR's hopes to win her love take wing via another angel, a shady high-roller who definitely has the self-confidence, and promises the cash Aldolpho craves, to produce the auteur's vision. Written by David Stevens

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A comedy about getting in over your head.

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Comedy | Drama

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$256,249 (USA)
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Jennifer Beals had a young Puerto Rican girl read her lines into a recorder so she could practice the accent. See more »

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Referenced in Living in Oblivion (1995) See more »

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Roland Alphonso
Written by Don Cherry
Courtesy of Eternal River Publishing BMI
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This is a wonderful film. Quirky, funny, moving it's one of those films which gets under your skin. My skin, anyways. See it if you love Steve Buscemi, Seymour Cassel, Jennifer Beals or great, offbeat movies.


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