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Hacks (1997 film)

Hacks
File:Sink or Swim.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Gary Rosen
Produced by Matt Salinger
Written by Gary Rosen
Starring Stephen Rea
Illeana Douglas
John Ritter
Music by Anthony Marinelli
Cinematography Ralf D. Bode
Editing by Mark Fitzgerald
Studio Shoreline Entertainment
Release date(s) September 19, 1997
Running time 93 min.
Country United States
Language English

Hacks (aka Sink or Swim aka The Big Twist) is a 1997 film written and directed by Gary Rosen. The film premiered at the AFI Los Angeles Film Festival.[1]

Plot

Brian (Stephen Rea) is a television writer-producer who is working on creating a 22-episode show, but has writer's block and needs inspiration. He teams up with a group of writer friends to write about a sexual encounter he watches on a balcony.

He witnesses a strange romantic encounter between two figures on the balcony of hotel near his flat and decides to write scripts with his writer friends based on what he saw.

Principal cast

Actor Role
Stephen Rea Brian
Illeana Douglas Georgia Feckler
John Ritter Hank
Tom Arnold Danny
Robert Patrick Goatee
Ryan O'Neal Dr. Applefield
Jason Priestley The Dude
Olivia d'Abo Lynn
Lisa Kudrow Reading
Bob Odenkirk Cell

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • AllRovi


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