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In the Spirit Details

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[[Performer~P101817~Elaine May~elainemay]] and [[Performer~P70613~Marlo Thomas~marlothomas]] star in this black comedy taking place in the black comedy capital of the world -- New York City. [[Performer~P101817~Elaine May~elainemay]] plays Marianne Flan, who moves back to a nightmare New York City from Beverly Hills after her husband, Roger ([[Performer~P22575~Peter Falk~peterfalk]]), has been fired from his job. She hires ditzy psychic Reva Prosky ([[Performer~P70613~Marlo Thomas~marlothomas]]) to redecorate her apartment, and they end up being pursued by a crazed killer. They flee the city and end up at a new-age retreat in upstate New York. [[Performer~P81584~Jeannie Berlin~jeannieberlin]], [[Performer~P101817~Elaine May~elainemay]]'s daughter, co-wrote the script with [[Performer~P96339~Laurie Jones~lauriejones]] and appears briefly as the Flan's strumpet neighbor. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:April 6, 1990

Cast

Elaine May
as Marianne Flan
Marlo Thomas
as Reva Prosky
Jeannie Berlin
as Crystal
Peter Falk
as Roger Flan
Melanie Griffith
as Lureen
Olympia Dukakis
as Sue
Chad Burton
as Lt. Kelly
Thurn Hoffman
as Detective Pete Weber

Crew

Sandra Seacat
Director
Beverly Irby
Producer
Julian Schlossberg
Producer
Laurie Jones
Screenwriter
Jeannie Berlin
Screenwriter
Dick Quinlan
Cinematographer
Patrick Williams
Composer (Music Score)
Brad Fuller
Editor
Jaqueline Jacobson
Art Director
Phillip Schopper
Associate Producer
Carrie Robbins
Costume Designer
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