The Definition of Insanity (2005)

The Definition of Insanity




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A man has to decide if he's determined or just kidding himself as he continues to chase his dream of becoming an actor in this mockumentary comedy. Robert (Robert Margolis) is an aspiring actor in his mid-thirties who has been aspiring a bit long for the patience of his wife (Kelli Barnett) and his parents. While Robert is convinced he has talent and that his big break is waiting just around the corner, in the meantime he struggles to put food on the table for his wife and son by taking whatever … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Robert Margolis, Frank Matter
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

[A] brilliant, audacious indie.

Full Review… | March 27, 2009
Top Critic

...a tiresome, periodically interminable piece of work...

Full Review… | April 13, 2010
Reel Film Reviews

ly won't jump-start Robert Margolis' acting career, but it might get him closer to that status of working actor, just as he wished for in the film

Full Review… | October 8, 2006

A movie, candid and gently self-deprecating, about the people we rely on never to achieve fame and success.

Full Review… | October 19, 2005

I don't know how autobiographical this film is, but one can see Mr. Margolis, during a dark night of the soul, deciding to take matters into his own hands and making a film about his travails.

Full Review… | January 1, 1800
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