Joe and Mary have been living together in Manhattan for six years. Joe is an actor, who has no agent and no thesping credits, but whose ambitions are very high. He works as a waiter at a ...
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A five year project involving filming on NYC subway. Camera observes people and events unaware they are being filmed. Emotional, intimate and deeply human. All done by director Tom DiCillo.... See full summary »
Joe and Mary have been living together in Manhattan for six years. Joe is an actor, who has no agent and no thesping credits, but whose ambitions are very high. He works as a waiter at a cafe. Mary works as a make-up stylist for hot fashion photographer Blair, and she pays most of the pair's bills. Joe finally lowers his standards and accepts a degrading bit in a Madonna video, while his friend and co-waiter Bob gets a high-paying job on a soap opera opposite siren Kelly.Written by
Bronson Pickett's character's name, Rubio, means "blonde" in Spanish. See more »
When Bob tells Ernst that he and Joe are not gay, a microphone appears from above. See more »
[photographer arriving on set]
[hurrying them up]
[model, in front of mirror, being prepped, waving]
[to all personnel]
[to make-up artist]
I don't know, Mary, I'm sort of giving up on the whole human race.
Why, honey, what's the matter?
Everybody is so superficial.
Yeah, I am sick of it. I am sick of all this superficial bullshit.
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Set in the world of struggling actors and models, this is an intelligent comedy with just a hint of seriousness. It's well-written with good performances by its large, mostly younger cast. The humor is for adults, so if you're looking for big belly-laughs and gross-out situations, you'll be disappointed. The number of characters threatened to be a bit too many but that's not a major problem. I found 'The Real Blonde' funnier and more entertaining than lots of comedies that get far more publicity and have much more box-office success.
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