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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 19 November 2000 (USA)
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 »

Director:

Griffin Dunne
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Kirk ... Lisa Picard
Nat DeWolf ... Tate Kelly
Griffin Dunne ... Andrew
Daniel London ... Boyfriend
Sandra Bullock ... Sandra Bullock
Carrie Fisher ... Carrie Fisher
Melissa Gilbert ... Melissa Gilbert
Buck Henry ... Buck Henry
Spike Lee ... Spike Lee
Penelope Ann Miller ... Penelope Ann Miller
Charlie Sheen ... Charlie Sheen
Fisher Stevens ... Fisher Stevens
Mira Sorvino ... Mira Sorvino
Jack Howard ... Commercial Stud
Rosanna Scotto ... Female TV Reporter
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Famous See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,517, 26 August 2001

Gross USA:

$112,521
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Director/Actor Griffin Dunne filmed the celebrity interviews himself and added them into the narrative. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

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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Lame & Doesn't Work
26 April 2002 | by shark-43See all my reviews

I really wanted to like this film especially after I had read such strong reviews, but Griffin Dunne just doesnt seem to do that much with what is a strong idea for a "mockumentary" - following around a struggling actress who hopes to make it. But all the scenes never really go anywhere - in fact - some of them are down right torturous in how not funny they are. Uh - the scene where Lisa and her friend are trying to act out a scene in an agent's office - nothing happens with it except Lisa rags on Nate for not listening to her. The film has bursts where you think something might happen, but it never takes off. A waste.


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