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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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Aldolpho Rollo
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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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13 August 1992 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

A levesben  »

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$256,249 (USA)
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The script Aldolfo is reading to Joe was also written by Steve Buscemi at Alexandre Rockwell's request. See more »

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Referenced in The Class of '92 (2002) See more »

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Ballad
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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