• The Big Picture (1989)

The Big Picture

Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: October 8th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman (Kevin Bacon), who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel (J.T. Walsh) seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once production gets rolling, corporate reality begins to intervene: Nick is unable to control a series of compromises to his high-minded vision, and it's all he can do to maintain his integrity in the midst of filmmaking chaos.

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Emily Longstreth, J.T. Walsh, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Martin Short, Michael McKean, Kim Miyori, Teri Hatcher

Director: Christopher Guest

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Aspen Film Society

Keywords: Transformation, Girlfriend, Amusing, Best friend, Pursuit, 1980s, Fall, Witty