A bit cheekier but in the same basic vein as WHEN THE PARTY'S OVER, this wry comedy-satire views life on the fringes of LA with a maddening accuracy through the eyes of the star and director of the frenetic DRIVE.
The title character is a former child star trying to launch himself as a screenwriter, echoing the experience of real-life star-writer Steve Antin who, before DRIVE, lent juvenile support to such teen films as John Hughes' SIXTEEN CANDLES and THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN. But Monkey's career move
proves the least of his problems. His brassy, volatile girlfriend Daphne (Debi Mazar) is walking out on him, after taking his favorite curtains and turning them...