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The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe

PG-13| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
Lily Tomlin reprises roles from her 1985 Broadway hit for this feature film version of her comedic one-woman show. She revives the 12 unique characters from the performance, including Trudy, a bag lady who advises extraterrestrials about life on earth; Brandy and Tina, two prostitutes; and Chrissy, an indefatigable aerobics instructor. From adolescent punk rocker to middle-aged farm wife, Tomlin uses a wide variety of different voices to convey a universal message.

Cast: Lily Tomlin

Director: John Bailey

Genres: Comedy

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (1991)

Release Date: September 27th, 1991|1 hr. 46 min.

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