The Independent


1h 33m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Morty Fineman, a brilliant, egotistical film producer--with more than 400 films to his credit--has a big cash flow problem. With the help of his previously estranged daughter, Paloma, he brokers a deal with an imprisoned serial killer who's willing to sell the rights to his life story--but only if M

Film Details

Also Known As
Independent
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Arrow Features
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Morty Fineman, a brilliant, egotistical film producer--with more than 400 films to his credit--has a big cash flow problem. With the help of his previously estranged daughter, Paloma, he brokers a deal with an imprisoned serial killer who's willing to sell the rights to his life story--but only if Morty agrees to film it as a musical. Meanwhile, his loyal assistant persuades the leaders of a small Nevada town which is hosting a film festival -- but is primarily known for prostitution--to give him a lifetime achievement award.

Film Details

Also Known As
Independent
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Arrow Features
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States December 7, 2001

Released in United States Fall November 30, 2001

Released in United States June 2000

Released in United States March 2000

Released in United States on Video September 30, 2003

Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 21-25, 2000.

Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 10-18, 2000.

Began shooting May 4, 1998.

Completed shooting June 12, 1998.

Released in United States March 2000 (Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 10-18, 2000.)

Released in United States June 2000 (Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 21-25, 2000.)

Released in United States on Video September 30, 2003

Released in United States Fall November 30, 2001

Released in United States December 7, 2001 (Los Angeles)