Matt McGrath (below, right) and Andy Fowle (below, left) -- ordered to stand guard at the grave of the star on the night of the anniversary of his death in order to prevent anything bad happening again this year. (We learn what happened last year as the film moves along.)
William H. Macy, below), a young lady (Martha Plimpton) who provides love interest for McGrath), and the rock star's widow (Julianne Phillips, shown prone, at bottom), among others. There is one major foray outside the cemetery, as the guard played by Fowle stalks his ex-girl-friend (Mary McCormack) in one of the film's funnier, more pointed scenes.
Tom Morrissey, who shows a certain facil-
ity for deadpan humor, quirky character and the way conversation has of going off into more interesting tangents than the subject at hand. Timing may not be, as they say, all, but it certainly has an impact on how a movie appears -- in its own time and later on -- and thirteen years is a long while between filming and release.
Sundance Selects. It will have its Los Angeles premiere at the American Cinematheque at the Aero Theater, Thursday, Aug. 5th at 7:30pm.
Photos are from the film itself, except for that of the director,