Living in Oblivion


Living in Oblivion

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Living in Oblivion dives into the folly of filmmaking with a sharp satire that sends up indie cinema while working as an entertaining independent picture in its own right.



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This quirky yet scathing comedy presents one hellish day in the life of an independent filmmaker. All small-time director Nick Reve wants is to realize his artistic vision within the confines of an extremely low budget. Unfortunately he keeps encountering a maddening number of obstacles, both real and imagined.

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Steve Buscemi
as Nick Reve
James Le Gros
as Chad Palomino
Kevin Corrigan
as Assistant Camera
Michael Griffiths
as Sound Mixer
Ryan Bowker
as Food Service/Clapper
Francesca DiMauro
as Food Service Supervisor
Norman Field
as Hair/Make-up Artist
Lori Tan Chinn
as Costume Designer
Lori Tan Chin
as Costume Designer
Laurel Thornby
as Nicole's Mother
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A documentary masquerading as fiction.

_kelly .King
_kelly .King

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A must see for ANYONE who has ever worked on a low budget indie.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

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Proof that Steve Buscemi needs to be a leading role in more movies. Gotta say, I wasn't taken in at first, but being too lazy to change the movie, it ended up being a pretty awesome film. Even from just directing movies for fun I understand how much it can drive you crazy and how nothing ever goes right.

Curtis Lilly
Curtis Lilly

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Meta. I just wanted to say meta.

Bob Stinson
Bob Stinson

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