A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the film. Gradually, the screenwriter is forced to make changes to his script to accommodate these backers until he finally sees no semblance of his original ideas in the writing. Written by
BOB STEBBINS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Director Had A Vision. The Producers All Had Girlfriends.
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had been shopping his script around at different studios for several years before his good friend Robert De Niro
agreed to back the film and take a co-starring role. See more
Stuart here's very talented. He wrote a terrific science-fiction thing. Now, the backer I've got. He wants to do a smaller film. Something a little more artistic but I'm not entirely sure he'll go for a script about suicide.
It's not about suicide. It's about an artist's courage. He's driven to kill himself. I won't change that.
Naturally. I'm not asking you to change it. That's an important element. I found it very moving but maybe it could be handled a little differently.
Stuart Stratland Jr.
For instance, does ...
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