Four 1950's cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met and probably didn't, fictionally do in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the film has a fluid progression of flash-backs and flash-forwards centering on the fictional Einstein's current observations, childhood memories and apprehensions for the future.
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'The story of life, death, sex and the universe . . . relatively speaking'
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Did You Know?
The film was entered into competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 1985 where it was nominated for the prestigious Palme d'Or Award but won instead the Technical Grand Prize. See more
When the Actress buys balloons at a newsstand, several vintage magazines are prominently displayed, but mid-80s magazines can also be seen, including an issue of PC World. See more
But if you've finished it, and so much as you've studied it, you'd know how it all fits... how it all works. In fact, you'd know everything!
Ha, ha. I'm an old man. I wouldn't survive the publicity.
Life Goes On
Words by Will Jennings
Music by Stanley Myers
Sung by Theresa Russell See more