Christopher Plummer plays Flash, a curmudgeon with a hankering for classic movies and booze. Cameron is a volatile teen who commits grand theft auto just because the car is an exact replica from Christine. Their relationship is forged in the darkness of a movie theater and fueled by a mutual appreciation of rebellion and cinema. Cameron enters a student film contest, though he lacks the resources of his peers. Learning that Flash is a retired Hollywood gaffer-and the only surviving crew member from Citizen Kane-Cameron follows him to his home at the Motion Picture Residence for the Elderly, a colony of aging film folk set aside by the industry. A quirky fellowship develops, in which Flash and his friends help Cameron make his film, and, in doing so, change his life.
Mill Valley Film Festival Staff
Separated by a Generation, United by a Passion
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Did You Know?
In one of the "Citizen Kane" flashbacks, Orson Welles' name is misspelled on the clapper slate. See more
So this place was like a clubhouse?
Yeah, sort of. But it was a tough club to get in to. No above-the-line wankers, that's for sure.
"Above the line"?
Ah, producers, directors, writers, actors - *those* creeps.
Written and Performed by Rene Reyes See more