Living in Oblivion
Director: Tom DiCillo Run Time: 90 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R
Starring: Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney, Steve Buscemi
Living in Oblivion is a three-part independent movie about one-day making an independent movie in New York.
Money, egos, and the heroic attempt to create something out of nothing. Living in Oblivion follows the difficulties no-budget independent film director Nick Reve (played by Steve Buscemi) experiences in one day trying to get his dream film made. This is real life director Tom DiCillo’s second film that apparently gleans from the process of making his first film, Johnny Suede, starring Brad Pitt in 1991. Director of photography, lead actors and actresses, and even the catering company present annoying problems in this three-part filmmaking comedy.