Tuesday, 23 May 2000
THE BREAKS, from Artisan, is a comedy featuring sex, drugs and violence, along with the talents of Lamont Bentley and Loretta Devine.
THE BUMBLEBEE FLIES AWAY, from USA, is a drama based on a Robert Cormier novel, with Elijah Wood (currently filming in New Zealand as Frodo in LORD OF THE RINGS), Rachael Leigh Cook, Janeane Garofalo and RogerRees.
CRADLE WILL ROCK, from Touchstone, is director/writer Tim Robbins'
"Ragtime"-esque pastiche about the making of Marc Blitzstein's 1930s agitprop musical, mixing historical and invented characters, with an enormous cast of names, including Hank Azaria as Blitzstein, Angus MacFayden as Orson Welles, Cary Elwes as John Houseman, Bill Murray as an unhappy comedian, Joan Cusack as an even more unhappy anti-Communist, and Susan Sarandon, Ruben Blades, Vanessa Redgrave, John Cusack, Emily Watson, Philip Baker Hall and others.