This witty comedy features Spiner as an aspiring writer whose wife has run off with a cosmetician. While living with relatives, he sets out on a near-impossible quest for a rent-controlled apartment in Manhattan--convinced that $300-a-month, two-bedroom living quarters will help him put
his life and his marriage back together. His search is fraught with complications, though, as he becomes embroiled in the efforts of a newspaper to expose a senator's involvement in murder. Despite its obvious low-budget origins, RENT CONTROL is an amusing satire with solid performances from its
cast of relative unknowns. Stack, who plays a newspaper editor, is the daughter of actor...