The Big Picture Trailer

The Big Picture Trailer (1989)

"Film school prepared Nick for everything... everything but Hollywood." 15 September 1989 Drama, Comedy, Romance 100 mins

Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once production gets rolling, corporate reality begins to intervene: Nick is unable to control a series of compromises to his high-minded vision, and it's all he can do to maintain his integrity in the midst of filmmaking chaos.

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Kevin Bacon

as Nick Chapman

Emily Longstreth

as Susan Rawlings

J. T. Walsh

as Allen Habel

Jennifer Jason Leigh

as Lydia Johnson

Michael McKean

as Emmet Sumner

Kim Miyori

as Jenny Sumner

Teri Hatcher

as Gretchen

Dan Schneider

as Jonathan Tristan-Bennet

Jason Gould

as Carl Manknik

Tracy Brooks Swope

as Lori Pressman

Don Franklin

as Todd Marvin

Alice Hirson

as Mrs. Chapman

Grant Owens

as Mr. Chapman

Fran Drescher

as Polo Habel

Suzy Cote

as Mindy Habel


Jeff Jur

Jeff Jur Director of Photography

David Nichtern

Original Music Composer

Joseph T. Garrity

Joseph T. Garrity Production Design

Karen Patch

Karen Patch Costume Design

Richard Gilbert Abramson

Richard Gilbert Abramson Executive Producer

Richard Luke Rothschild

Richard Luke Rothschild Associate Producer

Valen Watson

Valen Watson Associate Producer

International Titles

Big Picture Trailer

International Releases Dates

United States 15 September 1989

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