Echo Park
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This bittersweet comedy looks at the denizens of Echo Park, a decaying section of Los Angeles popular with struggling actors and musicians, largely because of its (relatively) low rents. May Greer (Susan Dey) is a single mother and aspiring actress who makes ends meet by tending bar (the most lucrative job she's been offered in show biz is as a combination stripper and singing telegram girl). Her neighbor August (Michael Bowen) is a body-builder from Austria who dreams of becoming a movie star like Arnold Schwarzenegger, though these days he's supporting himself by doing low-budget TV… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Presents vignettes of yearning individuals in Hollywood who dream of making it in show biz."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Offers sympathy for the outcasts and freaks living on the fringe of American society."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"There's a lot of good humour here and you're left feeling as if you've been eavesdropping on some particularly fascinating (and very pleasant) next-door neighbours."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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