This comedic musical vision of contemporary life marks the directorial debut of Talking Heads leader David Byrne ("Stop Making Sense"). Written by Byrne and Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley ("Crimes of the Heart"), this film looks at everyday life and the unique qualities which make ordinary people special. Based on Byrne's collection of human interest pieces taken from tabloid newspapers, and starring multi-Emmy nominees John Goodman ("The Flintstones," "Roseanne") and Swoosie Kurtz (TV's "Sisters"). The music video "Wild Wild Life," performed by the Talking Heads, is available for promotion.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Its kitschy leanings may wear thin on some, but True Stories is a disarmingly big-hearted, dreamy vision of Americana.
Quirky David Byrne-helmed musical is aimed at adults.
Cast & Crew
- Warner Bros.
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- English (Stereo, CC)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.