R | | Drama, Romance
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
A shot where Lester and Ricky share a cannabis joint behind a building came from a misunderstanding between Conrad L. Hall and Sam Mendes. Mendes asked Hall to prepare the shot in his absence; Hall assumed the characters would look for privacy, so he placed them in a ... ...
I need a father who's a role model, not some horny geek-boy who's gonna spray his shorts whenever I bring a girlfriend home from school. What a lame-o. Someone really should just put him out of his misery.
Ricky Fitts: Want me to kill him for you?
Jane Burnham: Yeah. Would ...
The "Nazi" plate is an obvious fake. It looks like the art department applied a swastika decal from a plastic model airplane kit to an unmarked plate of non-German origin. German porcelain of the era was extensively marked: hero "nazi" plate lacks manufacturer/factory mark, city mark, date of manufacture and the stylized Art Deco Third Reich "Eagle" acceptance mark (eagle clutching a wreath in its talons which surrounds the swastika). There are thousands of surviving authentic pieces from original period services floating around with correct markings, examples from major German porcelain makers including Rosenthal are readily available.
thanks to all at the Donmar Warehouse in London and Dr. Bill and Alice
$861,531 (USA) (19 September 1999)
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