Plot & Details
Various lives intersect to curious results in this sometimes surreal tale of life in Silverlake, from the duo who scripted crazy/beautiful and The Tuxedo. As Chinese-food restaurant and donut shop owner Cyr's (Brian Cox) obsessive-compulsive leanings begin to get the best of him, his workers' lives seem to be falling into a bizarre state of disrepair. Manager Sung (Alexis Cruz) soon begins to tire of Cyr's increasingly odd tendencies, and fortune-cookie message scribe Dwight's (Jamie Kennedy) girlfriend has recently decided to end their relationship; leaving Dwight to vent his frustrations by penning various inappropriate message for the restaurant's fortune cookies. When Mitchell discovers a fortune that reads "You will meet the girl of your dreams" and subsequently runs into a prospective female, his unyielding affections are seemingly rejected, crushing the lonely soul's hopes for love. Meanwhile, Ernie (Chris Bauer) and Olive's (Christina Kirk) marriage seems to be heading south for reason's yet unknown, and a successful businessman (Michael Hitchcock) grows increasingly distressed when he loses his job after losing his cool at a business dinner.
- MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 86min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 06/14/2002
- DVD Release Date: 07/08/2003
- Distributor(s): Margolis Films
- Director(s): Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi
- Starring: Brian Cox , Michael Hitchcock , Jamie Kennedy , Jane Adams
- Themes: Down on Their Luck,All Washed Up,Brief Encounters,Breakups and Divorces,Intersecting Lives
- Tone: Quirky,Wry
- Keywords: restaurant
- Language: English