Four 1950's cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met and probably didn't, fictionally do in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the film has a fluid progression of flash-backs and flash-forwards centering on the fictional Einstein's current observations, childhood memories and apprehensions for the future.
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A comedy about life, death, sex and the universe . . . relatively speaking
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Did You Know?
The picture's closing credits state: "Insignificance originally produced at the Royal Court Theatre London, on the 8th July, 1982". See more
When the Actress buys balloons at a newsstand, several vintage magazines are prominently displayed, but mid-80s magazines can also be seen, including an issue of PC World. See more
[to The Professor
Look! Stop talking so goddamn smart! I've heard enough! It just sounds like words! I've heard enough of your words! I came here to know you, and all you've done is hide behind words! What are you hiding from? What are you afraid of?
Life Goes On
Words by Will Jennings
Music by Stanley Myers
Sung by Theresa Russell See more