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Inside Out (1986)

An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.

Director:

Robert Taicher

Writers:

Robert Taicher, Kevin Bartelme (co-writer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elliott Gould ... Jimmy Morgan
Howard Hesseman ... Jack
Jennifer Tilly ... Amy
Beah Richards ... Verna
Dana Elcar ... Leo Gross
Timothy Scott ... Homeless Guy
Sandy McPeak ... Lewis Curlson
Nicole Nourmand Nicole Nourmand ... Heather
John Bleifer John Bleifer ... Hyman
Robert Miranda Robert Miranda ... Sal
Meshach Taylor ... Freddy
Jim Bentley ... Eddie
Harry Gelbart Harry Gelbart ... Barber
Read Morgan ... Driver
Beverly Reed Beverly Reed ... Cocktail Waitress (as Beverlee Reed)
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Storyline

An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angst und Einsamkeit See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Agoraphobe See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)
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Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Jesus Can Work It Out
Written by George Jordan
Performed by Reverend Maceo Wood
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keeping the world at arm's length
28 November 2010 | by mjneu59See all my reviews

How many people, given the opportunity, might be tempted to bolt their doors and draw the blinds and never again emerge from the comfort and complacency of their own homes? That's the basic idea behind this intriguing urban fantasy about the fragile luxury of alienation, starring Elliott Gould as a wealthy, self-sufficient bachelor living a remote controlled life in his Manhattan apartment. He never once ventures outside, at first apparently because he doesn't need to but eventually because he isn't able to, and the character changes with chilling predictability from eccentric to disturbed to disabled as the carpet of his financial security is slowly pulled out from under him. The mood is one of controlled desperation and mounting claustrophobia, all maintained in an economic, undemonstrative screenplay, which more or less keeps silent about its intentions. The viewer is left to fill in the appropriate blanks, something moviegoers aren't challenged to do very often.


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