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The outrageous tale of a Morrissey fan gone wrong
My Life with Morrissey is a dark comedy that chronicles the adventures of an off-kilter office girl whose life unravels when she meets her idol (British rock icon Morrissey) and sets off on a journey of obsessive self-delusion. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Jackie Buscarino ... Jackie
Eduardo Acosta ... Ed
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Kirsten Barrie ... Receptionist
Nick Bennett ... Drunken John
Elena Bloom ... Catty Co-Worker

Monica Brinn ... Catty Co-Worker
Derek Drymon ... Bad Comedian
Abrahan Garza ... Himself / Fan

Amber Jaeger ... Liz (as Amber Mellott)

Simon James ... Drunken Irish Priest

Carla Jimenez ... Virginia
Jennifer Lynn Jones ... Catty Co-Worker
Kaz ... Scumbag

Tom Kenny ... Record Store Clerk
Jose Maldonado ... Morrissey

John O. Nelson ... Bob

Vince Parenti ... Landlord
Mark Plutynski ... Pedro

David J. Schow ... Homeowner

Samantha Sloyan ... Florist
Alan Smart ... Stan

Jay Tando ... Host, "Reel Life With Morrissey"- Bonus Documetary
Ben Watson ... Routly

Directed by
Andrew Overtoom 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Overtoom 

Produced by
Tricia Noble .... associate producer
Original Music by
Nick Carr  (as Nicolas Carr)
Thomas Chase 
Cinematography by
Andrew Overtoom 
Film Editing by
Lynn Hobson 
Production Management
Michelle Rangel .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tricia Noble .... assistant director
Art Department
Sherm Cohen .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Tara Paul .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Chambers .... assistant camera (as Chris Chambers)
Editorial Department
Kelly Donnellan .... assistant editor
Other crew
Terri Murphy .... script supervisor

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85 min


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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
in defense of the film, 3 January 2004
Author: brent saner ( from hatfield, pa

i had just recently sent an e-mail to Andrew Overtoom saying:

may i just commend you on a WONDERFUL film? i LOVED it. i was visiting NY (seeing Little Shop of Horrors on broadway...great production, by the way) on monday, and thought i'd stop in the virgin megastore. i saw the film and bought it on a whim, thinking "hey, i like Morrissey and the Smiths. why not?"... all i can say is WOW, i love it. it's utterly hilarious in the utmost darkest psyche, almost a direct mockery of harsh reality. however! consequently, i've now developed a total geek fanboy crush on Jackie Buscarino. will she be starring in any other films? do you plan on putting together any other films? i'd be quite interested to know.

a new fan, -brent saner

and! he was kind enough to take some time and write back, and was utmost kind about it, saying:

Hi Brent,

Thanks for your email, aI always love to hear from people who "get" the film, and it sounds like you really got it. And oh yeah, that Jackie! I think everyone has a crush on her! She is quite the tart!

I do have a film I just finished writing that will be going into pre-production in the spring. There is a good chance Jackie will be involved with that one, but we'll have to see how big a star she becomes in the meantime -- she might be booked up years in advance by then!

I encourage you to drop by and/or and leave a short review if you liked the film. It helps us a lot as we are always under constant attack by the "morrissey nazis" there.

Well, thanks again Brent. Let me know if you have any luck with Jackie!

Best Regards, Andrew

now, having read that, i want all the "morrissey nazis" to know that this film is, in NO way, guaranteed to be about morrissey himself or include music by him. welcome to the real world! just relax and enjoy the film for what it is- a delve into the sickness of the human condition, and'or what can go wrong with an admiration when it goes too far.

and having a bit of dark comedy in the process.

the focus of the film is human nature, and jackie, and the way she interacts with people around her...not morrissey.

'nuff said!


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