This is the debut from writer/director/star Martin Donovan, one of those jobbing actors you recognise, but can’t remember where from (could be Insomnia? Perhaps The Sentinel?). Here he plays a once-hot New York playwright who dejectedly returns to his home town, where he is taken hostage by an alcoholic neighbour following a crime spree. Confined together, the two men share their hopes, fears and thoughts on the universe. A minor but professional indie movie that picked up solid but not rave reviews on the festival circuit, it’s screening exclusively at The Picturehouse in The Dubai Mall.
We preview indie movie about playwright taken hostage by alcoholic neighbour
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