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xhouseboy
09-11-2010, 01:28 PM
The film revolves around the trials of a director trying to get a movie made, and Robert De Niro has a cameo role as one of the producers who's putting up the finance. There's a few financiers and they all want different deals like getting their girlfriends a part and stuff like that.

I think, although I'm not entirely sure, that the role of the director may have been played by Mandy Patinkin, and there's a recurring sequence where he recalls his brother's suicide as he stepped off the roof of an office building, and this was the inspiration for the movie he wanted to make, but in true hollywood style all the producers wanted to 'sex' it up.

Any thoughts?

And thanks in advance.

Grrarrgh
09-11-2010, 05:09 PM
My guess is Mistress.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104892/

"A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the film. Gradually, the screenwriter is forced to make changes to his script to accommodate these backers until he finally sees no semblance of his original ideas in the writing. "

xhouseboy
09-11-2010, 06:05 PM
My guess is Mistress.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104892/

"A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the film. Gradually, the screenwriter is forced to make changes to his script to accommodate these backers until he finally sees no semblance of his original ideas in the writing. "


That's the one.

Brilliant stuff Grrarrgh.

Many thanks.