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The Room

Tommy Wiseau

EnglishUSA200399 min

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Overview

In 2003, The Room—written and directed by its star, Tommy Wiseau—was released to become first a critical punching bag, then a midnight cult sensation. Called the “Citizen Kane of bad movies” by Entertainment Weekly, the unintentional black comedy about passion and betrayal portrays a successful banker (Wiseau) coping with a fiancée, Lisa (Juliette Danielle), who’s having cold feet about the wedding—as well as an affair with his best friend Mark, played by Greg Sestero. Filled with sex, non-sequiturs, strange accents and hammy performances galore, it is nothing if not watchable in its own special way.

On the eve of the release of The Disaster Artist—a feature comedy based by James Franco on Sestero’s best-selling tell-all about the making of the film—we’re screening The Room in all its dubious glory.

Producer: Tommy Wiseau | Editor: Eric Chase | Cinematographer: Todd Barron | Screenwriter: Tommy Wiseau
Cast: Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero, Juliette Danielle, Philip Haldiman

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