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Living in Oblivion Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Following up his debut, , director Tom DiCillo presented this filmmaking comedy that allegedly draws much from DiCillo's experiences on the set of the 1991 Brad Pitt vehicle. Steve Buscemi stars as Nick Reve, the long-suffering director of a no-budget independent film. If he's not dealing with his heartbroken director of photography Wolf (Dermot Mulroney), Reve is trying to keep his leading lady Nicole (DiCillo mainstay Catherine Keener) happy or ignore the pseudo-auteur suggestions of Pitt-inspired name-actor Chad Palomino (James LeGros). All the while, the audience can't ever be sure if the scene they're watching is a dream or reality. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

  • Release date:January 20, 1995

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards James LeGros Best Supporting Actor 1995 Nominee
Sundance Film Festival Tom DiCillo Screenwriting Prize: Dramatic 1994 Winner
Sundance Film Festival Tom DiCillo Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award 1994 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Tom DiCillo Best Screenplay 1995 Nominee

Cast

Steve Buscemi
as Nick Reve
Catherine Keener
as Nicole Springer
Dermot Mulroney
as Wolf
Danielle von Zerneck
as Wanda
James LeGros
as Chad Palomino
Rica Martens
as Cora
Peter Dinklage
as Tito
Robert Wightman
as Gaffer
Hilary Gilford
as Script
Kevin Corrigan
as Assistant Camera
Matthew Grace
as Boom
Tom Jarmusch
as Driver/Intern
Francesca DiMauro
as Production assistant
Lori Tan Chinn
as Costume Designer
Norman Field
as Hair/Make-up Artist

Crew

Tom DiCillo
Director
Marcus Viscidi
Producer
Robert Sertner
Producer
Tom DiCillo
Screenwriter
Frank Prinzi
Cinematographer
Mathew Price
Musical Direction/Supervision
Jim Farmer
Composer (Music Score)
Camilla Toniolo
Editor
Therese DePrez
Production Designer
Scott Pask
Art Director
Meredith Zamsky
Co-producer
Danielle von Zerneck
Associate Producer
Jane Gil
Associate Producer
Dermot Mulroney
Associate Producer
Hilary Gilford
Executive Producer
Ellen Lutter
Costume Designer
Marcia Shulman
Casting
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