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Delirious (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 18 May 2007 (Spain)
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An offbeat drama focused on a homeless youth, a pop music siren and a member of the paparazzi.

Director:

Tom DiCillo

Writer:

Tom DiCillo
5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Buscemi ... Les Galantine
Michael Pitt ... Toby Grace
Alison Lohman ... K'Harma Leeds
Gina Gershon ... Dana
Callie Thorne ... Gabi
Kevin Corrigan ... Ricco
Richard Short ... Jace Hipley
Elvis Costello ... Elvis Costello
David Wain ... Byron
Mel Gorham ... Tish
Peter Appel ... Feldman
Cinqué Lee ... Corey
Kevin Phillips ... Blaine
Rodrigo Lopresti ... Demo
Melissa Rauch ... Megan
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Storyline

Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the hottest pop star of the moment, Les grows jealous and plots revenge. Written by CaptainStigmata

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Taglines:

Everybody deserves their shot

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Michael Pitt and Kevin Corrigan appeared together in Seven Psychopaths (2012). See more »

Goofs

During one of Toby's interview for Slice Of Life the clapper they use is visible just long enough to see that it is for Delirious and the director is Tom DiCillo. The director of Slice of Life is named Corey. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits have finished rolling, there is a short 'epilogue' segment featuring Steve Buscemi's character. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Compulsion (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Borrow Your Eyes
Written by Erik Sanko
Performed by Skeleton Key
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Rule number one, Buscemi is always funny
15 July 2014 | by inkblot11See all my reviews

Les (Steve Buscemi) is an amateur celebrity photographer who longs to get better shots that are worth more money. Yet, time and again, clubs and venues where stars may be eating or partying have bouncers. Bouncers that tell Les to get lost. One day, by chance, Les and a crowd of shutterbugs like him make an attempt to photograph a hot young singing star, K'Harma (Alison Lohman). No one gets much but Les meets an affable guy, Toby (Michael Pitt). Turns out Toby is homeless and has a vague inclination to be a movie star. On a whim, Les offers Toby a chance to bunk with him for the night. Once back at Les' small apartment, Toby starts cleaning up a few things, hoping to help Les for his graciousness. Les is a bit annoyed at that. But, the older man loves having the idea of an underling to lecture. Soon, every other phrase out of Les' mouth is "rule number one", as he gives Toby pointers about photography and life. One night turns into days and the two men hang out, even snagging a photo that sells on the Internet for $700! After this, Les drags Toby over to his aging parents house but its not clear why. The older folks are not impressed with Les' news of the 700 bucks and they are categorically critical and unpleasant. The two leave soon. Not long after, Toby actually MEETS K'Harma and she likes his looks. Soon they are hanging out. But, will Toby let Les capitalize on this great chance to photograph K'Harma and those around her? If he doesn't, how grateful is that? This film has truly great cast members who elevate the material. Buscemi is a stitch as his mantra of "rule number one" becomes an infinite number of rules. Pitt is adorable as the erstwhile actor while Lohman is comical, also, as the insecure star who wants "her own fragrance" and demands many things of her staff. All other matters are fine, costumes, sets, script and direction, but nothing out of the ordinary. Therefore, if you like Buscemi or any other cast member, do find it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Delirious See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,030, 19 August 2007

Gross USA:

$86,460

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$659,589
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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