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R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
This comedic drama depicts the efforts of director Michael Pressman (Michael Pressman) to launch a production of the play "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune." Casting his wife, Lisa Chess (Lisa Chess), as the female lead, Michael runs into numerous problems, most notably with temperamental actor Alan Rosenberg (Alan Rosenberg). Eventually, Michael realizes that he can only salvage things by playing the male lead himself, a move that reflects the precarious nature of his own marriage.

Cast: Lisa Chess , Michael Pressman , Alan Rosenberg , Stephen Tobolowsky , Jillian Armenante , Morgan Nagler , Ann Hearn , Maury Sterling

Director: Michael Pressman

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: IFC Films

Frankie and Johnny are Married (2003)

Release Date: May 28th, 2004|1 hr. 38 min.

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fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    Self-indulgent and admirable. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The result is a funny, tender, satisfying blend of fiction and cinema vérité. show more

  • 38
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    Self-indulgent folly. show more

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