The Young Unknown (2000)
Critic Consensus: A movie about uninteresting people doing uninteresting things.
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Four friends have an unpleasant afternoon when two let their egos get the better of them in this independent drama. Charlie (Devon Gummersall) is an aspiring filmmaker with lots of ideas but little to show for them. He is house-sitting for his father, who directs television commercials and is out of town on an assignment. Charlie and his girlfriend Paloma (Arly Jover) spend much of their time getting wasted; Charlie then makes grand pronouncements about the future of cinema while she patiently listens. Things become tense, however, when Charlie's friend Joe (Eion Bailey), who has a taste for drugs, stops by with his girlfriend (Leslie Bibb) and the conversation turns ugly. The Young Unknowns was adapted from the stage drama +Magic Afternoon by Wolfgang Bauer. … More
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Critic Reviews for The Young Unknown
This bleak little drama started as a play, and I'd bet that even onstage it felt contrived.
First-time director Catherine Jelski dredges up every cliche about druggy, obnoxious dreamers on the fringes of Hollywood and assumes that said cliches have the power to shock and surprise.
Jelski's casting is daring, in its way, and I wish more American filmmakers would follow her example.
The writing and the lead performance of Devon Gummersall in Catherine Jelski's The Young Unknowns makes this spoiled rich kid movie almost tolerable.
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