The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph “Petey” Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
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Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting–profoundly or fleetingly–through each other’s lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman’s portrait of the contemporary human condition is nevertheless fascinating. Based on nine stories and a prose poem by Raymond Carver.
Clay Foster is face to face with a griping situation. His wife is dead and he cannot accept it. He is in denial. The story starts in the midst of a tangled murder mystery. Clay’s wife was brutally murdered. How was she killed? Who killed her? The audience is forced to see the world as Clay does, through the eyes of a man traveling through the horrible stages of grieving; denial, anger, and finally acceptance, trying to solve the mystery of his murdered wife. As death comes upon all men, so does the Syphon. In clays diminutive state, his sanity brings him to rest very close at the veil between life and death. He is attune to the fragments and properties that join the two worlds, and being in such a state he is privy to witness and communicate with the beings that walk between them.
Happily engaged to her handsome fiance, Charles, Fanny is soon hit with one misfortune after another until she is forced to become a prostitute to survive. This is the story, with many erotic asides, of her struggle to regain her pride in herself and find happiness in life once again.
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy’s life forever but, once back in England, how will her experiences in Tuscany affect her marriage plans?
At 13 years old and the eldest of three kids, Lane struggles to keep her family together as her iconoclast mother moves without warning through the communes and dusty back woods of Northern California.