Rent Control (1981)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy, Satire  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Future Star Trek: The Next Generation star Brent Spiner probably doesn't include Rent Control on his current resume. Spiner plays a super-neurotic writer who goes to great and absurd lengths to win back his ex-wife. Elizabeth Stack, daughter of Robert, is the lady in question. Rent Control wants to be a Woody Allen movie, but director Gian L. Polidaro is not in the same angst-ridden league as Allen. Filmed in 1981, Rent Control didn't find a distributor until three years later.




apartment, wife, writer, marriage, search, expose [revelation], politician, murder, political-intrigue, Senator, complications