The Stand-In (1985)

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The brilliant Danny Glover stars as Apples Finnerty, a low budget film producer whose life is crumbling. Finnerty can't get work, he's been evicted, and his wife is unfaithful. As he drives... See full summary »


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19 July 2020 | vhaynesperry
| Apples or Roscoe?
This refreshingly original and highly entertaining cult classic concocts all the elements the viewer might expect, yet the twists and turns are entirely unpredictable. It is a satire about the movie-making industry; an unlikely romance; a crime "drama;" a story about "the blues;" and introduces some very tenuous "friendships." The eminently accomplished director, Robert N. Zagone, features his beloved Bay Area as a main character second only to Danny Glover who plays Apples Finnerty, or is he Roscoe?

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