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David O. Russell

Flirting with disaster

Edition 1996
92' - 1996 - Comedy - Dialogue: English
Director: David O. Russell Composer: Stephen Endelman With: Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni
Mel Coplin is on a mission. Though he loves his beautiful wife Nancy and their baby, he feels his life is incomplete. What's missing is knowing the two people who brought him into this world - his biological parents. Enter Tina Kalb, a psychologist from the agency where Mel was adopted. Her intent: to reunite Mel with his parents while videotaping the experience for her own research. The problem is, Tina seems interested in more than just research. Meanwhile, Mel's adoptive parents are worried. Why isn't their son satisfied with the mother and father who raised him? What exactly is he looking for? To answer these questions, Mel, Nancy, Tina and the baby set out on a crosscountry trek that brings them more surprises than they bargained for.

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Credits

Director

David O. Russell

Composer

Stephen Endelman

With

Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni

Scenario

David O. Russell

Director of Photography

Eric Alan Edwards

Editor

Christopher Tellefsen

Producer

Dean Silvers

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1996

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