Synopsis: In New York, the aspirant filmmaker Linda convinces her husband George Gergenblatt to buy an expensive Micro Loft apartment in Manhattan. Linda expects to sell a documentary about penguins to HBO to help the payment of the installments and George expects a promotion. However, HBO rejects the documentary and George's company has folded and he is fired. With the American financial crisis, they lose a large amount selling the apartment and George does not find a new job. George's brother Rick offers a job position in his company in Atlanta. They drive from New York to Atlanta and they decide to stop for the night in the hotel Elysium. However they see a naked man running toward their car and George tries to return to the highway but accidentally he turns his car over. Soon they learn the Elysium is a hippie and vegan community and the dwellers invite George and Linda to stay with them. However, they decide to go to Atlanta but soon George has an argument with his arrogant brother. George
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): David Wain
Production: Universal Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

to take off that robe and...

It's okay.

Sorry. You're so tired. I know.

What say we break this place

in the old-fashioned way?

Don't fall asleep. Okay.

We can do this. I'm not

going to fall asleep.

Are you ready for your meeting?

Yep. Don't forget to smile.

All right? Your movie is a little bit

heavy, so keep the room light.

Do you not think I'm

a good filmmaker?

That's not what I said.

I think you're great.

I think you're a great children's

book illustrator,

a terrific jewelry designer.

I loved the homemade

ice cream business.

I am familiar with my eclectic

resume, thank you very much.

But, honey, with this film, you

know it, I found my niche.

I can fly. I believe I can fly.

Come on, say it.

Fine, I believe you can fly.

Get off your fucking phone!

Knock them dead. I'll call

you later. Good luck.

The world is becoming

a terrible place.

Antarctica is home to some of the

world's most beautiful wildlife,

most of whom are dead or dying.

This cute little guy has

testicular cancer.

This little girl's home melted

and her parents sank.

In our hunger for resources,

we are raping these animals.

We are raping them... Stop.

...and then we are murdering them.

Stop. Stop.

It's actually not finished.

I'm getting a very interesting sense

of what you're going for here.

Thank you! There's no way in hell.

We're going to have to pass.


"Pass"? Yes, "pass. "

But it's An Inconvenient Truth

meets March of the Penguins!

Meets "I want to slit my wrists,

"because this is the most depressing

thing I've ever seen. "

I don't understand.

I think what Marcy

is saying, Linda,

and please correct me

if I'm wrong, Marcy,

I don't want to be off base here.

But what she's saying is that

she wants to slit her wrists

because this piece is depressing.

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David Wain

David Benjamin Wain (born August 1, 1969) is an American comedian, writer, actor, and director. He is most widely known for directing the feature films Role Models, Wanderlust and for both creating the Wet Hot American Summer franchise and directing the feature film Wet Hot American Summer, and the Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. He is also known for his work on the sketch comedy series The State; for producing, directing and writing the Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital; and voicing The Warden on the Adult Swim series Superjail!. Wain is a founding member of comedy group Stella, along with Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black, writing and starring in the Stella shorts and the later Stella TV series. more…

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