Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A Hollywood director, John L Sullivan, sets out to experience life as a poor, homeless person in order to gain relevant life experience for his next movie.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
John L. Sullivan:
I want this picture to be a commentary on modern conditions. Stark realism. The problems that confront the average man!
LeBrand: But with a little sex in it.
John L. Sullivan: A little, but I don't want to stress it. I want this picture to be a document. I want to hold a mirror...
The first time we see all the men in the large homeless shelter, there's a sign on the wall that states 'Have You Written Home to Mother' with no question mark. The next time we see that sign, there's a question mark in place.
The Paramount logo appears as a seal on a package.
The package is opened to reveal a book with the film title on it and the opening credits appear on pages in the book.