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FULL SYNOPSIS

Steve Martin wrote and stars in this look at the promise and dreamtime of Los Angeles culture. Martin stars as Harris K. Telemacher, a light-hearted television weatherman who does wacky comedy in lieu of reports since, being in L.A., he has very little weather to report. He spends his time roller-skating through museums and spending time with California's beautiful people. But Telemacher is fired and discovers that his girlfriend Trudi (Marilu Henner) is having an affair. He walks away from the relationship and re-evaluates his life, getting advice from a friendly electronic highway road sign. The sign suggests that he call SanDeE (Sarah Jessica Parker), a sprightly and attractive Valley Girl he met in a clothing store. With SanDeE he experiences a liberating and carefree spirit. But Telemacher comes to realize that he has actually fallen in love with Sara (Victoria Tennant), a tuba-playing British journalist who is in California to do a feature on Los Angeles lifestyles. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:February 8, 1991

Cast

Steve Martin
as Harris K. Telemacher
Victoria Tennant
as Sarah McDowel
Richard E. Grant
as Roland Mackey
Marilu Henner
as Trudi
Sarah Jessica Parker
as SanDeE
Susan Forristal
as Ariel
Kevin Pollak
as Frank Swan
Sam McMurray
as Morris Frost
Scott Bakula
Chevy Chase
as Patron in Restaurant
Woody Harrelson
Mary Kohnert
Mindy Marin
Burt Nacke
as Cameraman
Patrick Stewart
as Maitre d'at l'Idiot
Andrew Amador
as Male News Reporter
Gail Grate
as Female News Reporter
Eddie de Harp
as Maitre d' at Brunch
Frances Fisher
as June
Iman
as Cynthia
Tommy Hinkley
as Ted
Larry Miller
as Tom
Anna Crawford
as Sharon
Samantha Caulfield
as Sheila
Thornton Simmons
as Man
Dennis Dragon
as Crook
Richard Stahl
as Bank Executive
Aaron Lustig
as Boring Speaker
Julianna McCarthy
as Woman
Tim Winters
as Floss Waiter at l'Idiot
Pierre Epstein
as Chef
Wesley Thompson
as Jesse
George Plimpton
as Straight Weatherman
Wesley Mann
as Gas Station Attendant
Mark Steen
as Tod PA
Jaime Gomez
as Tod PA
Amy Wallace
as Tod PA
Cheryl Baker
as Changing Room Woman
Tony Marsico
as Hard Rock Patron
Matt Stetson
as Spokesmodel Teacher
Rick Moranis
as Gravedigger
Anna Crawford
as Sharon
Samantha Caulfield
as Sheila
Rick Moranis
as Gravedigger
Mark Steen
as Tod PA
Aaron Lustig
as Boring Speaker
Frances Fisher
as June
Eddie de Harp
as Maitre d' at Brunch
Iman
as Cynthia
Jaime Gomez
as Tod PA
Wesley Mann
as Gas Station Attendant
Andrew Amador
as Male News Reporter
Julianna McCarthy
as Woman
Pierre Epstein
as Chef
Chevy Chase
as Patron in Restaurant
Thornton Simmons
as Man
Matt Stetson
as Spokesmodel Teacher
Amy Wallace
as Tod PA
Burt Nacke
as Cameraman
Cheryl Baker
as Changing Room Woman
Larry Miller
as Tom
Tommy Hinkley
as Ted
Wesley Thompson
as Jesse
Dennis Dragon
as Crook
Gail Grate
as Female News Reporter
Tim Winters
as Floss Waiter at l'Idiot
George Plimpton
as Straight Weatherman
Tony Marsico
as Hard Rock Patron
Patrick Stewart
as Maitre d'at l'Idiot
Richard Stahl
as Bank Executive

Crew

Mick Jackson
Director
Michael Rachmil
Producer
Daniel Melnick
Producer
Steve Martin
Screenwriter
Andrew Dunn
Cinematographer
Richard A. Harris
Editor
Steve Martin
Executive Producer
Mario Kassar
Executive Producer
Rudy Dillon
Costume Designer
Albert M. Shapiro
First Assistant Director
Mindy Marin
Casting
Chris Coles
Production Manager
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