In the Soup (1992)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Satire  |   Release Date - Oct 23, 1992 (USA)  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Alexandre Rockwell's quirky autobiographical comedy stars Steve Buscemi as Adolpho Rollo, a would-be screenwriter who is obsessed with getting his 500-page script "Unconditional Surrender" produced. Desperate for money, he places an ad for financial backing, which is answered by con man Joe (Seymour Cassel). The film was shot in color, but was released theatrically in black & white. Both verisions eventually made their way to home video release.

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finances, screenplay, filmmaker, movie, behind-the-scenes, classified-ads, con/scam, gangster, life-changes, waiter, crush, friendship