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Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  25 August 1993 (USA)
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An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.

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A bit of the offbeat tedium that is the life of Monkey Zetterland, an unemployed actor/writer obsessed by the old Red Car commuter trains. We explore Monkey's life through his interactions with family, friends, and neighbors. Written by John Allison <johna@cs.colorado.edu>

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Life. It's A Trip.

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Monkey: As a child I always felt responsible for my mom. Dad would be gone. She'd be alone for months, sometimes years, and eventually dad would come home. And I'd be okay. And everything would be all right. 'Cause mom would be saved.
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Classic Character Study
10 December 2003 | by (New Orleans, LA) – See all my reviews

In 2003 "Lost in Translation" finally broke the mould of films that were nothing more or less than intense character studies. That film has a sheet-thin plot, and for an hour and a half an audience watches two actors (Scarlet Johannsen and Bill Murray) FORCE them to care about the social plights of two characters. "Inside Monkey Zetterland" takes a far quirkier approach to the concept of character study, and succeeds just as well. Perhaps it's no coincidence that Sofia Coppola, director of the former, has a supporting role in the latter. "Monkey" delivers an ensemble case of quirky characters in zany situations that allow them, through their own character study, to make the plot simply about PEOPLE.


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