Director Richard Martini’s satirical look at the Hollywood machine stars Seymour Cassel as Sy Lerner, a producer who bets he can turn an unknown into the next big sensation by the time the Cannes Film Festival folds. His first step?
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It would be so easy to be snobby about this silly, "throwaway" film. It doesn't even appear that the people who made this were serious. They were having fun at Cannes and made it into a fictional film starring Seymour Cassell, who is always wonderful, and with a supporting cast that includes Johnny Depp, Jim Jarmusch, John Malkovich, Chris Penn, Harvey Weinstein, Dennis Hopper, and many others. A "guilty pleasure".