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Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)

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Culture critic Jiminy Glick gets tied up in a murder case at the Toronto Film Festival.

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Vadim Jean

Writers:

Martin Short (character), Martin Short | 2 more credits »
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Short ... Jiminy Glick / David Lynch
Jan Hooks ... Dixie Glick
Linda Cardellini ... Natalie Coolidge
Janeane Garofalo ... Dee Dee
John Michael Higgins ... Andre Devine
Elizabeth Perkins ... Miranda Coolidge
Larry Joe Campbell ... Haygood Lewkin
Mo Collins ... Sharon
DeRay Davis ... Mario 'FA REAL' Greene
Carlos Jacott ... Barry King
Corey Pearson ... Ben DiCarlo
Aries Spears ... Gunnar 'MC GUN' Jorge
Robert Trebor ... Jay Schiffer
Gary Anthony Williams ... Randall Bookerton
Landon Hansen ... Matthew Glick
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Storyline

"La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless celebrities (which usually ended in verbally--sometimes physically--insulting/assaulting them). Now comes "La La Wood"--Jiminy Glick's home. This is his story (sort of). Written by John Ulmer

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Comedy | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and crude sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diliwood See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,660, 8 May 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,660, 8 May 2005
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Martin Short (DVD commentary), the film was made in 20 days mostly in Vancouver, BC, with dialog improvised by the actors. See more »

Goofs

When Andre goes to the bathroom and turns on the shower, the sound of a door closing can be heard. But the door doesn't close completely. See more »

Quotes

Jiminy Glick: [pointing at Toronto's C.N. Tower] That's a phallic-looking thing! Remind you of anybody?
Dixie Glick: No.
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Crazy Credits

Special thanks to all at The Mob Film Company, London. See more »

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References Elvis (1979) See more »

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dreaming about David lynch's dreams
6 October 2005 | by slip199See all my reviews

Martin Short combining his original, quirky, humor using a David Lynch backdrop really hit the spot for me, as I am a huge fan of both personalities. I was pleasantly surprised by the seamless transition from T.V. Glick to Cinema Glick, and witnessing Glick's family come to life. I think I'll have to watch the film again to fully appreciate the lines and subtleties of the "Euro-trash" character. His improvisation was totally random but somehow made comedic sense in its absurdities. I would speculate that if a person hasn't already seen 'Primetime Glick' and laughed at Glick in his original form, one might not "get" the humor, and understand why Short would conceive such a seemingly absurd plot.

Oh, and I love that Christine Willes appeared in the first sequence - where did she come from??!!


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