Slice of life look at a young woman trying to make it as an actress in Hollywood. Ellie Parker, from Australia, works hard: she's gifted with accents, hustles to auditions, changes clothes and makeup as she drives across L.A., goes to acting classes and therapy, maintains a friendship with another Aussie searching for the same roles, meets a cinematographer when he bangs into her car at a stop sign, and faces a failing relationship with her slacker thinks-he's-a-musician boyfriend. All this brings on an identity crisis - who am I, and should I keep trying to be an actress? Ellie's balancing act and her inquiry into self carry the story.
What happens when you become the person you pretend to be?
14 July 2006 (UK)
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Opening Weekend USA: $10,299,
11 November 2005
Gross USA: $34,410
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
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Ellie uses a folding step stool to climb into the garbage can, but when the car pulls up and she climbs out, it's gone. See more
I remember when the future was a promise; now it's like a threat.
References The Rules of Attraction
End credits theme song Ellie Parker
Written by Neil Jackson
Performed by Built Like Alaska See more