A talented cast brings some uneven life to this satirical comedy about a modern American family who agree to be videotape subjects for a "real life" cable TV show.
Smarmy producer Roger Swade (Robby Benson) and his associate Karen (Caroline Goodall) present the Webbers with an offer they can't refuse: in exchange for $150,000 each, the family members agree to move into a new camera-rigged house and have all their activities taped, 24 hours a day. The
father, Gerald (Jeffrey Tambor), is a psychiatrist married for 27 years to Emma (Rita Taggart). Their children--perfect fodder for Oprah-type TV--include Miranda (Jennifer Tilly), an "artist" attempting to plaster...