Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some ... See full summary »
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.
Five young losers spend their days and nights wasting their lives away, hanging out in parking lots and occasionally mentioning that they might want to make something of themselves... someday. On this particular night, they are visited by an old high school friend who has escaped their suburban town to become a pop star. Written by
Andy Bogursky <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sonic Youth wrote "Sunday" for this film in 1996. A re-recorded version of this song appears on their 1998 album "A Thousand Leaves." See more »
If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound?
Of course it does!
You know, that is my worst fear. Making a sound an no one hears it.
W-w-wait a minute, wait a minute.
You know what I'm saying.
Sure! You make art and you want people to see it.
Wait. What happened to the tree?
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Filmed entirely on location in Burnfield, USA (Burnfield was the fictional city.) See more »
Smart, witty, compassionate look at contemporary life
After avoiding this film for years (thinking it was for kids) I caught it on cable recently and found it completely engaging. What struck me is that while it is about younger people, that audience might not embrace it. I found it smart, witty in a very dry sort of way, yet also a compassionate look at the contemporary American youngster. Absolutely worth viewing. And the dialogue is, well... snappy.
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