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The Low Life (1995)

R | | Drama | 12 July 1996 (USA)
John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?
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John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?

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John: How does a single crappy novel, by some Jackie Collins type, outsell all the books ever written by Hemingway, Faulkner, Salinger combined?
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Ride My Bike
Written by James Gunn, Mike Meitner, Jim Lang, and Dino English
Performed by The Icons
Courtesy of Ancient Lizard Tribe Records
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A little sleeper that wakes you up
16 May 2000 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Fine performances and a believable story revolve around a Yale graduate who is stuck in a rut of temp jobs. His bland friends can't help him get on his feet but a strange new roommate whom he thinks he can't stand actually brings out the life that he has pent up inside. At first glance this film may seem slow, a bit dark, and even depressing, but when examined as a whole after completion it really is a little slice of art with stand out performances from Cochrane, Sedgwick, and Astin.


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