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L.A. Without a Map (1998)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 28 July 1999 (France)
A British writer pursues a young actress to Hollywood and needs all the help he can get to win her love.

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Vicar
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Billy
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Richard
Margo Stanley ...
Mrs. Blenkinsop
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Barbara
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Joy
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Joy's Dad
Margi Clarke ...
Bradford Woman
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Himself
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Jean-Mimi
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Julie
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Spielberg Man
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Sandra
Michael Campbell ...
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Michael
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An "aspiring Hollywood actress" (Vinessa Shaw), on a visit to a charming North England town, has a brief fling with the town undertaker (David Tennant), who also writes obituaries for the local paper. Returning home, where she works as a waitress at a Japanese restaurant, she tells everyone about the handsome "writer" she met on her trip. Unfortunately, he decides to follow her back to Hollywood, setting up the expected light romantic comedy with asides as the newcomer gains experience about the goings on in Hollywood. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Los Angeles Without a Map  »

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The most expensive film Mika Kaurismäki has made. See more »

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References The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) See more »

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Written by Darek Malejonek
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Vincent Gallo is a genius
30 April 2001 | by (Nara, Japan) – See all my reviews

This movie is worth seeing.......Vincent Gallo is hilarious. If you don't need a lot of action, if dialogue satisfies you then this movie will suit your taste. Bizarre, quirky, if you liked Swingers, Go, Very Bad Things...L.A without a Map, will be a favorite of yours.


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