An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.
With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.
Having left New Hampshire over excessive demands by the locals, the cast and crew of "The Old Mill" moves their movie shoot to a small town in Vermont. However, they soon discover that The Old Mill burned down in 1960, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take her top off, and the locals aren't quite as easily conned as they appear. Written by
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The script page visible in the scene where Ann slaps Joes finger, is an actual script from this film itself, revealing dialogue from the scene where the mayor invites Marty to the dinner party. See more »
When Annie and Joseph are standing outside the book store in the rain, a cameraman, wearing a white raincoat, is reflected in the glass door behind Annie. See more »
I'm going to rip your heart out, then I'm going to piss on your lungs through the hole in your chest! And the best to Marian...
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Only 2 animals were harmed during the filming of this motion picture. See more »
Another over-stylized wash. Can you say "trying too hard"? Mamet, please, lighten up, slow down, and tell a story. And let your talented actors utilize their talents. This film feels like one long trailer, much in the same way that "The Royal Tennenbaums" felt. In fact, they both have alot in common; great talent, mediocre script, horrible pacing, and stilted/forced acting. This is a superficial, trite movie with little redeeming value. I expect far more with a cast so strong. Shame on you Mamet.
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