The Independent - Overview

Genre:   Comedy  
Opened: Dec 07, 2001     Run Time: 1hr 33min  
Cast: Jerry Stiller   Janeane Garofalo  Max Perlich   Ginger Lynn Allen        
Director: Stephen Kessler   
Producer: Mike Wilkins      
Executive Producer: Jerry Weintraub      
The Independent: 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 -- b... Read More
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# Weeks 3
# Total Gross $0.2M
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Domestic Theatrical Distributor: Arrow Features
Production Company: United Lotus Group
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Comedy with Jerry Stiller as a B-movie director known for his "interesting" films. When he decides he wants to make a new film about a serial killer's life he ...
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Considering my film school lecturer co-wrote and co-directed this, I guess I can't really give it any less than five stars. But I kid. My rating is genuine. It ...