State And Main

Synopsis: FADE IN: EXT. FIREHOUSE - DAY Ann is walking down the street. The firedog runs out of the firehouse, she gives the dog a biscuit, and pats him on the head. The fireman is out front with a cup of coffee. Ann hands him a poster. EXT. STATE AND MAIN - INTERSECTION - DAY Morris and Spud, two codgers, are about to cross the street when they hear a beeping and stop. As they cross, we see the tail end of a van, and the group nods in that direction. MORRIS You hear that? SPUD Yes, I hear it. MORRIS Drive a man to drink. Took me near half an hour, get across the street yesterday.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Production: Fine Line Features
  7 wins & 8 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.8
Metacritic:
75
Rotten Tomatoes:
86%
R
Year:
2000
105 min
$5,770,800
Website
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SPUD:

No, I'm serious, election's coming

up, a lot of people are pretty

upset...

DOUG:

They are... Yes. I'm sure they are...

WOMAN AT COUNTER

Annie, I'm going to be a lil late

for the rehearsal, tonight.

ANN:

S'Okay, Maude. You know your lines...?

DOUG:

...I'm sure that people are upset...

MAUDE:

I know em, I don't know what order

they come in...

ANN:

We'll work it out...

JACK:

What're they on about?

ANN:

Traffic light.

JACK:

Waal, no, th'trafficlight's Doug's

thing. That's his thing, fine.

DOUG:

Thank you, Jack, and...

JACK:

But we got to talk about the pothole.

DOUG:

Jack...

JACK:

A public office is a public trust...

This is why this is America. Question

is:
who owns the street.

Outside the front booth, on the street, the airport van

cruises by.

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David Mamet

David Alan Mamet is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director. As a playwright, Mamet has won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed-the-Plow. more…

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