Marvin Landisman, a once promising writer/director, is now directing cooking videos. When Jack Roth a brash has-been producer calls, it is a lifeline for Marvin. He meets Jack's secret financier, however, all the financier wants is to get his mistress a part in the film. Marvin is outraged and refuses to compromise so Jack in desperation employs a young writer, Stuart, to re-write the screenplay
Cast: Robert De Niro, Martin Landau, Eli Wallach
Directed By: Barry Primus
Run Time: 110 mins
There's a certain pleasure in watching actors perform in something near and dear to them. The enthusiasm comes through loud and clear.
The Washington Post