State and Main Poster

Release Date: December 22nd, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 2001

R|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
A big-budget movie crew descends upon a quaint New England village, sowing a bumper crop of corruption, vanity and greed in David Marnet's "State and Main"; in the days that elapse before the cameras finally roll, money will change hands, careers will be jeopardized and love will blossom in the small-town soil.

Cast: Alec Baldwin, William H. Macy, Charles Durning, Sarah Jessica Parker, Philip Seymour Hoffman, David Paymer, Patti LuPone, Rebecca Pidgeon

Director: David Mamet

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Green/Renzi, Filmtown Entertainment [us], El Dorado Pictures

Distributors: New Line Cinema, Fine Line Features

Ratings & Reviews

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  • For all its wit and sharp casting, State and Main is way too pleased with itself to be funny or endearing. show more

  • His (Mamet) direction is unobtrusive, unflashy, and always willing to allow the hilarious cast all the room it needs. show more

  • You may want to revisit this profanely hilarious Hollywood satire. . .just to catch the zingers the audience often drowns out with laughter. Hollywood corrupts absolutely, and Mamet turns the toxic process into the year's best and smartest comedy. show more

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