Breakfast Of Champions

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(out of 5)


Raucously noisy adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s popular novel that has  giving an excellent performance in what is otherwise a really brutal mess. He plays a car salesman whose world starts coming apart when he finds the pressures of his life are just getting to be too much.  is wasted as his TV-addicted wife,  stars as his secretary and  his paranoid cross-dressing colleague at work.   also appears as a Vonnagut-esque writer whose pornographic work is being celebrated at a conference that Willis has invited him to. The chaos of Willis’ mad world that Rudolph tries to describe is never effective, and the film is about as meaningful as a travel brochure. Nothing really to recommend it, since every actor in the film has given a better performance elsewhere, but if you are really attracted by the ensemble you could give it a chance. Fans of the novel are advised to steer clear.


USA, 1999

Directed by 

Screenplay by Alan Rudolph, based on the book by 

Cinematography by 

Produced by ,

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Film Festivals:  TIFF 1999Berlin 1999


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BreakfastOfChampions

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