Bartleby ★★ 2001 (PG-13)
Contempo version of Herman Melville's 1856 novella “Bartleby the Scrivener.” Eccentric Bartleby (Glover) is the model of efficiency when first hired to do clerical work in a nondescript records office. But gradually Bartleby begins to refuse tasks, then to do anything at all—even firing him has no effect to the consternation of his boss (Paymer) and the bewilderment of his coworkers. 83m/C VHS, DVD . US Crispin Glover, David Paymer, Glenne Headly, Joe Piscopo, Maury Chaykin, Seymour Cassel, Carrie Snodgress, Dick Martin; D: Jonathan Parker; W: Jonathan Parker, Catherine Di Napoli; C: Wah Ho Chan; M: Jonathan Parker, Seth Asarnow.