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An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest -- as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager -- his daughter's best friend.
2 copies. Additional copies on order.
Comedy about three men friends who are going through mid-life crises. They decide that the answer to their malaise is a fantasy vacation out West where they can play cowboy on a cattle drive.
3 copies. Additional copies on order.
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One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg) can't believe his life. His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith,...
John Turturro plays an extremely uptight engineer whose entire life is punctual and routine to the point of absurdity. He finds himself struggling with the monotony of everyday life and the threat of middle age. Then a routine business trip turns into a life-altering experience when he meets some bizarre but sincere strangers: a free spirit played by Sam Rockwell, a phone sex operator (Catherine Keener), and a paranoid mechanic (Dermot Mulroney)....
2 copies. Additional copies on order.
Bernadette Fox, a loving mom, becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.
Ten-year-old Edward lives in his family-run retirement home. While his mother struggles to keep the family business afloat and his father copes with the onset of a mid-life crisis, Edward leads an increasingly lonely existence until he meets Clarence, a retired magician and grieving widower who refuses to give in gracefully to old age.
Jean, RenÃ©, Janine: two men and a woman from different generations and different backgrounds, whose paths meet at a crisis point in mid-life, faced with disappointment and frustration, all three muse about a legendary "uncle in America", a guardian angel who gives them their hearts' desires and tells them exactly what they want to hear.
"In this hysterical satire of Reagan-era values, written and directed by Albert Brooks, a successful Los Angeles advertising executive (Brooks) and his wife (Julie Hagerty) decide to quit their jobs, buy a Winnebago, and follow their Easy Rider fantasies of freedom and the open road"--Container.
Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. Ten days away from the start of principal filming of his latest movie -- ambitiously titled "Italia" -- he has no idea for the movie at all. Escaping all the pressure at a seaside resort, he thinks about the women who have shaped his life: Mamma, judgmental but affectionate; Luisa, cherished yet under...
Joel is the owner of an extract manufacturing plant who constantly finds himself in precarious situations that steadily worsen by the minute. First, his soon-to-be floor manager acquires a serious injury in a machine malfunctioning accident. This subsequently endangers the wellbeing of his company. Second, his personal life doesn't fare much better when he takes his bartending friend Dean's advice while in a drug-induced brainstorming session on how...
A spicy adult comedy of manners, morals, and mid-life crises. A man who has everything nearly loses it all in an obsessive quest for a beautiful woman he spies from his Rolls-Royce.
13) Ordinary world
An aging punk rocker, Perry, hits his mid-life crisis on his 40th birthday. He has two children and a beautiful wife but decides to revisit his punk-rock past by throwing a party in a presidential suite. At the party Perry encounters his beautiful ex-girlfriend and former bandmates whom have moved on to bigger and better things.
After discovering that her husband has lost all of their money and has left her broke, Bonnie Duke Cullman is abandoning her comfortable life in Atlanta to teach at a community college in rural Alabama. Her life becomes unexpectedly intertwined with the local ladies of Florabama, and together they survive the ups and downs of small town life.
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