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New Suit (2002)

R | | Comedy | 3 October 2002 (USA)
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A once-idealistic writer inadvertently ignites a feeding frenzy in Hollywood with the mention of a mysterious new screenplay and its illusive author.

Director:

François Velle

Writer:

Craig Sherman
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jordan Bridges ... Kevin Taylor
Marisa Coughlan ... Marianne Roxbury
Heather Donahue ... Molly
Mark Setlock Mark Setlock ... Smokey
Benito Martinez ... Juan
Charles Rocket ... Del Strontium
Paul McCrane ... Braggy Shoot
Dan Hedaya ... Muster Hansau
Dan Montgomery Jr. Dan Montgomery Jr. ... Andy
Jamie Marsh ... Trey (as James Marsh)
Danny Strong ... Greg
Jere Burns ... Dixon Grain
Branton Box ... Nick Chafe (as Branton Boxer)
Andrew Ableson ... Girard
Amber Smith ... Jennifer
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Storyline

"New Suit" is a contemporary update of the fairy tale "The Emperor's New Clothes." Set in present-day Hollywood, the story concerns a script which does not exist, but nonetheless draws praise and bids from the creative community. Written by Craig Sherman

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If the truth doesn't fit, wear something else. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagy csúsztatás See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,258, 4 May 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$71,743, 28 November 2003
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When "Muster" is talking to "Del", the zipper on Del's jacket is in several different locations. See more »

Quotes

Kevin Taylor: As soon as I started reading other people's scripts for a living, I came to a disheartening realization.
Juan: What? That you suck?
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Hip, smart and thoroughly enjoyable...
28 April 2003 | by reidgrahamSee all my reviews

As self-confessed movie addict, I'd thought I'd seen it all -- but the new indie feature NEW SUIT still managed to impress me. Gorgeously filmed in the new digital 24P (the same technique used by George Lucas for the new Star Wars), NEW SUIT is reminiscent of other hip, fun movie satires like Swimming With Sharks, Living In Oblivion or even LA Story. This one, directed by Frenchman Francois Velle, is deliciously sharp and wickedly dark. Perhaps it takes an outsider to truly see through the gauze of the Hollywood dream factory. Smartly written, beautifully edited, finely acted and backed by a snazzy, peppy soundtrack, NEW SUIT is almost flawless as this French director's crossover English-language debut. As Hollywood hopeful Kevin Taylor, Jordan Bridges is both down-to-earth and likeable. Like his father Beau, he seems set for a very solid movie career. This kid has decency written all over him and is gorgeous to boot. The rest of the cast are equally charismatic, from Marisa Coughlin as beautiful aspiring agent Marianne Roxbury to Dan Hedaya as fearsome CEO Muster Hansau (even the names are hilariously on the nose). Mark Setlock and Heather Donohue (of Blair Witch fame) provide a wonderful comic due as Muster's put upon development executives, driven entirely by fear. Donohue, in particular, reminds one of a young Catherine O'Hara and one hopes she gets the chance to show off her comic talents in other movies. Screenwriter Craig Sherman even takes a cameo as the icecream man Kevin names his fictitious writer after (Jordan Strawberry).

Without giving the plot away, the bones of the story are deliciously simple. Disgusted by the game-playing and back-biting of the studio industry, Kevin takes the concept of the Emperor's New Clothes and makes up an entirely fictitious 'hot script' - just for the joy of seeing his peers squirm as they pretend to have read it. Too late, his 'joke' snowballs out of control - and even Marianne gets in on the scheme. Before she and Kevin know it, she's incited a bidding war between two rival producers, mediated by a icy, bald-domed studio head Braggy Shoot (with his own personal Feng Shui advisor) in a very funny performance by ER's Paul McCrane.

There's far too much to compliment about NEW SUIT -- it's richly layered with many, many insider jokes - and it's the kind of movie you'll want to watch a few times over to really savor all the funny details and smart/snide punchlines. NEW SUIT has the potential to be a hip cult favorite.


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