• Permanent Midnight (1998)

Permanent Midnight

Release Date: September 16th, 1998

DVD Release Date: February 23rd, 1999

R |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

As television writer Jerry Stahl (Ben Stiller) becomes more successful, his heroin habit grows worse. Already using when he comes to Los Angeles, Stahl finds his problems intensify when he moves in with his friend Nicky (Owen Wilson), also an addict. Eventually, Stahl marries producer Sandra (Elizabeth Hurley) to help her get a green card, and she gets him jobs on top television shows. However, more and more, he is unable to separate his addiction from his working life.

Cast: Ben Stiller, Elizabeth Hurley, Maria Bello, Owen Wilson, Lourdes Benedicto, Peter Greene, Cheryl Ladd, Fred Willard

Director: David Veloz

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Artisan Entertainment

Keywords: Wife, Fall, Dark, Friend, Temptation, 1980s, Gritty, Los Angeles