The Low Life

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The Low Life ★★½ 1995 (R)

A “day in the life” sort of story about aspiring writer John (Cochrane) who comes to L.A. with high hopes but instead gets stuck in the low life of awful temp jobs, a lousy landlord (LeGros), and now, his newly arrived loser cousin Andrew (Astin). He tries to cozy up to looker Sedgwick but she doesn't seem too interested—so what's a would-be cool guy to do? 96m/C VHS, DVD .Rory Cochrane, Kyra Sedgwick, Sean Astin, James LeGros, Christian Meoli, Shawnee Smith, J.T. Walsh, Renee Zellweger; D: George Hicken looper; W: George Hickenlooper, John Enbom; C: Richard Crudo; M: Bill Boll.