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A typically oddball evening in an exclusive L.A. restaurant.

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Director Julie Cypher gathered a circle of famous friends to make this passion project and use it as a pitch for a studio movie. The plot is based on her own experiences as a frequent patron of popular L.A. restaurants. One of the short's stars, Lou Diamond Phillips is Cypher's ex husband. Famous singer k.d. lang also stars in the film as the piano girl that entertains the restaurant's guests. Cypher directed several of her music videos. See more »

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Obscure short film with an AMAZING cast list
17 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Julie Cypher penned and directed this short with an eye toward placing it in the festival circuit. She tapped a long list of her Hollywood friends to participate; kd Lang, Ellen DeGeneres, Joey Pantoliano, Lou Diamond Phillips, Dietrich Bader, Taylor Negron, Miguel Ferrer, Melissa Etheridge, Catherine Keener,Dermot Mulroney, and other musicians, comedians, and actors in her social circle."Arduous Moon" is rarely seen, and notable mostly due to a cast of heavy hitters taking part in such an intimate project. Sherman Allen, guitarist in Phillips' band "The Pipefitters" is prominently featured, as are other members of the band.The film was shown on the Bravo network for years, but is very hard to find now.


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