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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  22 August 2001 (USA)
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A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an... See full summary »

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Lisa Picard
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Tate Kelly
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Andrew
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Buck Henry
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Penelope Ann Miller
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Fisher Stevens
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Mira Sorvino
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Commercial Stud
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Female TV Reporter
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A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when Lisa's best friend Tate hits it big with an off-Broadway one-man show. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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22 August 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$8,517 (USA) (24 August 2001)

Gross:

$112,521 (USA) (19 October 2001)
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Director/Actor Griffin Dunne filmed the celebrity interviews himself and added them into the narrative. See more »

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References David Holzman's Diary (1967) See more »

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Home-Cooked Lovin
Written by Coati Mundi (as Coati Mundi Hernandez)
Produced by Coati Mundi (as Coati Mundi Hernandez)
Performed by The ManicPhonic Mob
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If you aren't an actor, you won't appreciate this film fully.
9 February 2004 | by (NYC BABY!) – See all my reviews

This film is brilliant and it accurately portrays the lives of many struggling NYC actors, from the fact that talented actors are passed up for models for jobs, how do you try to stay in your craft, how no one really cares about their "survival job" and how many actors don't have an off switch.

This film was brilliant, funny, heartwarming and a real gem.


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