The Big Picture (1989)

Director
Christopher Guest

Main cast
Kevin Bacon; Emily Longstreth; J. T. Walsh; Jennifer Jason Leigh; Michael McKean

Genres
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Description
Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once production gets rolling, corporate reality begins to intervene: Nick is unable to control a series of compromises to his high-minded vision, and it's all he can do to maintain his integrity in the midst of filmmaking chaos.


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