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Listen Up Philip

Listen Up Philip
  • 2014
  • US
  • 108 min
  • Directed by: Alex Ross Perry
  • Written by: Alex Ross Perry
  • Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce
  • UK release: 5 June 2015

Philip (Schwartzman) is a misanthropic novelist whose relationship with girlfriend Ashley (Moss) is breaking down; then he befriends his hero, even-more-arrogant author Ike Zimmerman (Pryce). Insightful, witty and impressive, with fine performances from Schwartzman, Moss, and as Zimmerman's put-upon daughter, Ritter.

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Listen Up Philip

1 Jun 20154 stars

Jason Schwartzman shines in this hugely entertaining retro comedy

The life of a misanthropic novelist is scrutinised in Alex Ross Perry’s latest. We are introduced to the audacious Philip Lewis Friedman (Jason Schwartzman, on fine form) as he marches around New York City setting the world to rights. His biting remarks…

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