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Hard Scrambled
Filmmaker David Scott Hay answers the New Visions Fellowship challenge to make the most out of a small budget, a single location, and no special effects with this inventive and twisting tale of three amiable misfit diner employees whose quest to gain footing over one and other in eventually thwarted by their own ineptitude. Alice's Diner is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary, and though all appears well on the surface, unspoken tensions soon boil to the surface when the owner of the restaurant meets a grim fate at the celebratory shindig. Benno is an ex-con and part-time lover to the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Although a minor item more suited to home viewing than theatrical, it is anchored by a powerful performance by the veteran Kurtwood Smith in the film's well-written central role."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"Pic's retro feel is rendered pleasing overall by scribe's linguistic flair and the enjoyable cast."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
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