Zach starves to produce an apocalyptic musical comedy. Doris and Jay starve to make a neo-noir thriller. Joy starves to write a comic book that the copy-shop won't copy because it's copyrighted to her. The street prophet starves because he has no food; but nobody listens to him because he's predicting the end of the world. Written by
Allan Piper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
forty artists... a barrel of monkeys... no angst...
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While most big budget movies use product placement, Starving Artists practiced person placement, putting the name of everyone who donated even a dollar somewhere in the movie. Names appear in graffiti, newspaper headlines, and other surprising spots. "People get really happy when the find their names," says director Allan Piper
, "except for one woman whose name turned up on a porno mag." See more
They're hit men, Zach! They shoot people in their apartment.
If they were hit men, they wouldn't shoot people in their own apartment. That's got to be one of the last professions that still makes housecalls.
All characters and events portrayed in this film are fictitious. Any resemblance to persons living, dead, or undecided, is coincidental. Except for the gorilla who was a subtle caricature of King Charles I See more