About

Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's attention. Myrtle internalizes the accident and goes on a spiritual quest, but fails to finds the answers she is after. As opening nigh...

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Directed by

John Cassavetes

Written by

John Cassavetes (Writer)

Runtime

144 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

alcoholic independent film stage play car accident stalker alcohol obsessed fan aging broadway star opening night

Lists

#429 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?