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Jack McKenzie is a professional movie composer, who's just finished working on the soundtrack for a big budget Hollywood Sci-Fi movie called The Land of the Astronauts. Unfortunately, the movie turns out to be a major box office bomb, and Jack's out of work again. To make ends meet, he gets a job as a limo driver and quickly bonds with his famous client Thomas Bower - a popular Australian actor working in L.A. who happens to be a fan of his work. He also meets wild Hollywood party girl Erica at an AA meeting he attends and falls for her. In time, the deceptive nature of those around him, the constant pressure he feels from his ex-wife and her hostile boyfriend who also happens to be his ex lawyer, and his own unbearable feeling of guilt over the accidental death of his youngest daughter push Jack to the verge of insanity. As a consequence, he starts seeing the real world around him as a waking dream.
Not sure what this was but I sort of like it. The director uses some weird surrealistic kind of moods and certain things don't make sense and I can't tell if it was on purpose or not. It's very awkward and unsettling. Lin Shay is very funny as the old lady and David Arquette is good and very emotional as the main character but is he crazy, depressed? Insane? Dreaming? There's murder and music and drama and comedy. The girl is very good and she has a nice voice.
At times it's very cheap looking and other times it looks pretty good. Especially for the low budget this clearly had.
But I kind of had fun at the screening even though I didn't fully understand it.
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