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FULL SYNOPSIS

Daniel Pyne directed and co-scripted (with John Mankiewicz) this satirical look at private eyes, originally planned as a TV series but instead later expanded into a feature. Before a switch to color, the film begins with a black and white prologue in which NYU film-school graduates Wilton Crawley (Mos Def) and A.J. Edison (John Livingston) bore the small audience at the Utica Township Film Festival with their 180-minute film about NYC water-supply sources. Realizing a stronger subject is needed for their next documentary, they focus on L.A. private investigators Joe Boone (Miguel Ferrer) and Murphy (John Slattery) and the agency's secretary Angela (Allison Dean) -- captured in the usual student-film techniques of hand-held subjective shots (plus Super 8 when their regular camera breaks). As the filmmakers shoot, they soon become intrigued by an unsolved case and look for a solution. Shown at the 1998 Mill Valley Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

Cast

Miguel Ferrer
as Joe Boone
Mos Def
as Wilton Crawley
John Livingston
as A.J. Edison
Elizabeth Schofield
as Monica Collins
Clayton Rohner
as Beep Collins
Giancarlo Esposito
as Blind Man
Miguel Sandoval
as Skip Pfeiffer
John Slattery
as Murphy
Miguel Sandoval
as Skip Pfeiffer
Giancarlo Esposito
as Blind Man

Crew

Daniel Pyne
Director
Clayton Townsend
Producer
Daniel Pyne
Screenwriter
Greg Gardiner
Cinematographer
Michael Convertino
Composer (Music Score)
Les Butler
Editor
Garreth Stover
Production Designer
Chris Cornwell
Art Director
Janice Cooke-Leonard
Co-producer
Daniel Pyne
Executive Producer
Aaron Lipstadt
Executive Producer
Mary Zophres
Costume Designer
Marc Steinbeck
Sound/Sound Designer
Rick Pagano
Casting
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