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Ben Stiller

Reality Bites

Edition 1994
99' - 1994 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Ben Stiller With: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Ben Stiller, Steve Zahn
Lelaina is the star graduate of her college year, but her first job is making coffee at the local TV station. A budding filmmaker, she vents her creative ambitions by captu­ring the lives of her roommates on video. Her cast includes Vickie, a Gap sales assis­tant who pastes her walls -with the 1970s kitsch and Troy, a happily unemployed cynic/grunge poet. Troy happens to be in love with Lelaina, a fact he has so far sup­pressed for fear of losing contact with her. He acts only when his object of desire starts dating Michael, a warm-hearted yup­pie who works for the MTV-styled channel In Your Face. His action throws up choices that could force all the slackers to confront adulthood.

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Credits

Director

Ben Stiller

With

Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Ben Stiller, Steve Zahn

Scenario

Helen Childress

Director of Photography

Emmanuel Lubezki

Editor

Lisa Zeno Churgin, John Spence

Producer

Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1994

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