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In the Soup (1992)

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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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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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$256,249 (USA)
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After this beat 'Reservoir Dogs' at the Cannes film, RD's director Quentin Tarantino said that he would never again participate in any award ceremony's stating that he wouldn't want to risk hurting himself (emotionally) a second time. Ironically, both films stared Steve Buscemi. See more »

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Featured in Faut que ça danse! (2007) See more »

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Written by Mader
Courtesy of Force of Circumstance & Mader
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15 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A movie that has cemented itself into my list of top 10 favourite films.

The movie has the whole package - great story, great acting and charismatic characters that you really warm to. I originally saw this movie for one reason -

the greatness that is Steve Buscemi

and let me tell you, I wasn't disappointed. The other fantastic actors should also be commended especially Seymour Cassel and Jennifer Beals.

The fact that the copy I own is in black and white is a bonus, with excellent directing and quirky memorable appearances (Stanley Tucci!).

It's a little gem to treasure.


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