The story of an ambitious actress caught up in a murder, PLAYMAKER veers from eccentric psychodrama to ludicrously implausible mystery.
When marginal actress Jamie Harris (Jennifer Rubin) hears about a hot new movie called "Playmaker," she has her sleazy agent get her a reading. Her bartender pal, Eddie (John Getz), tells her about Ross Talbert (Colin Firth), an acting coach with a star-maker reputation. Desperate for success,
Jamie pays Ross $5000 and starts her lessons, which have more to do with mind-games and abuse than acting. After two days of degrading exercises, she finds Ross's grade book, which contains photos of his students, some of whom have been ...