MacArthur Park

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MacArthur Park ★★½ 2001 (R)

A group of L.A. crack addicts try to escape the despair of their lives by duping a celebrity junkie. Cody (Byrd), a middle-aged former musician, is the de facto leader of the group, whose estranged son brings news that his ex-wife has died. Actorturned-director Wirth turns in a fine film which includes excellent performances and a rare insight into the inner lives of the “crackheads” that are often just part of the periphery of most urban dramas. 86m/C DVD . Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Louis Freese, Ellen Cleghorne, Brandon Adams, Lori Petty, Julie Delpy, Balthazar Getty, David Faustino, Rachel Hunter, Glenn Plummer, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Sydney Walsh, Cynda Williams, Kirk “Sticky Fingaz” Jones, Bad Azz; D: Billy Wirth; W: Billy Wirth, Tyrone Atkins, Aaron Courseault, Sheri Sussman; C: Kristian Bernier; M: Stephen Perkins. VIDEO

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