Just 45 Minutes From Broadway (2012)

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Whether trodding the boards for paying audiences or performing at the kitchen table for her theatrical family (mother Diane Salinger, father Jack Heller, uncle David Proval, boarder Harriet Schock) the only place Pandora Isaacs (Tanna Frederick) has ever felt truly safe and entirely at home is onstage. Like so many actors she is not completely sure about the difference between real life and the theater and - as she willingly admits - she really doesn't want to. Stinging from a recent romantic … More

Rating: R (for some language)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Henry Jaglom
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 15, 2013
Box Office: $88.6k
Runtime:
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Cast


as Panda Isaacs

as James Archer

as Grisha Isaacs

as Larry Cooper

as Betty Isaacs

as Vivien Cooper Isaacs

as Sally Brooks

as Sharon

as Judy Cooper

as Willy Lewis

as Willy Lewis

as Uncle Misha

as Aunt Karla

as Aunt Kit

as Barry Lewis

as Linda Lewis
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Critic Reviews for Just 45 Minutes From Broadway

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (8)

George ... disdains working on TV or in dinner theater. Compared to this movie, however, these would be preferable alternatives.

Full Review… | June 14, 2013
Boston Globe
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You will either laugh or cringe, depending on your enjoyment of comic melodrama (the kind view) or distaste for overindulged actors (the not-so-kind view).

Full Review… | November 29, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
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Altogether, it comes to resemble theater filmed by Paul Greengrass.

Full Review… | October 23, 2012
Village Voice
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Though Jaglom intends for us to be charmed by show folk, the amateurish performances and perennially misjudged direction wind up portraying them instead as boundlessly needy narcissists.

Full Review… | October 18, 2012
New York Daily News
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The boldness is welcome, the execution awkward.

Full Review… | October 16, 2012
New York Times
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Self-consciously cribbing from Chekhov by way of Robert Altman, the filmmaker convenes an extended family of stage actors at a decaying country house in New Rochelle, where the Ambien-enhanced emotional pitch lingers north of perpetual hysteria.

Full Review… | October 16, 2012
Time Out
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