Art School Confidential

Art School Confidential

Director: Terry Zwigoff Cast: Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich

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Filmmaker Terry Zwigoff and comic artist and screenwriter Daniel Clowes, who collaborated for the acclaimed 2001 comedy-drama Ghost World, team up once again for this offbeat satire. Jerome (Max Minghella) is an aspiring artist who arrives at a prestigious East Coast art institute to study. While Jerome enjoys daydreams of becoming the best-respected painter on Earth and winning the hearts of his female classmates, he soon learns the sad truth -- his "cool artist" act is old hat in the big city, and as he's surrounded by every art school cliché on Earth, practically nothing about him stands out. Determined to be recognized whatever the consequences, Jerome maps out a bizarre plan to become famous that has some unexpected consequences. Loosely adapted from a story in Clowes' comic book Eightball, Art School Confidential also stars John Malkovich, Jim Broadbent, Anjelica Huston, and Sophia Myles.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/10/2006
UPC: 0043396158849
Original Release: 2006
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:42:00

Special Features

Deleted scenes; Blooper reel; Making of Art School Confidential; Sundance featurette

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Max Minghella Jerome Platz
Sophia Myles Audrey
John Malkovich Professor Sandford
Jim Broadbent Jimmy
Matt Keeslar Jonah
Ethan Suplee Vince
Joel David Moore Bardo
Nick Swardson Matthew
Anjelica Huston Sophie
Adam Scott Marvin Bushmiller
Jack Ong Professor Okamura
Michael Lerner Art Dealer
Katherine Moennig Candace
Lauren Lee Smith Beat Girl
Jeremy Guskin Eno
Jeanette Brox Shilo
Monika Ramnath Flower
Isaac Laskin Kiss-Ass
Scoot McNairy Army Jacket
Finneus Egan Vegan
Shelly Cole Filthy-Haired Girl
Jean St. James Mom
Cristen Coppen Preppy Girl
Michael Shamus Wiles Donald Baumgarten
Paul Collins Professor David Zipkin
Ezra Buzzington Leslie (Male Model)
Kimi Reichenberg Suburban Girl
Alexandra Ryan Nympho
Travis Walck Richard Natwick
Roxanne Hart Mom Platz
Osman Soykut Dad Platz
Katija Pevec Cynthia Platz
Brian Turk Cliffy (Cousin)
Edith Jefferson Doddering Aunt
Roxanne Day Marie (Jonah's Wife)
Marshall Bell Lonny
Marc Vann Kevin
Chris L. McKenna Mikey
Zach Maurer Young Jerome
Charlie Talbert Vince's Editor
John Bliss Vince's Grandpa

Technical Credits
Terry Zwigoff Director
Chase Bailey Executive Producer
Peter Borck Art Director
Joe Camp Asst. Director
Billy Clevenger Camera Operator
Daniel Clowes Co-producer,Screenwriter
Howard Cummings Production Designer
Shelly Darden Associate Producer
David Forrest Makeup
Lianne Halfon Producer
Barbara Hall Executive Producer,Production Manager
Betsy Heimann Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Hoffman Editor
Jamie Anderson Cinematographer
David Kitay Score Composer
Cassandra Kulukundis Casting
John Malkovich Producer
Russell Smith Producer
Mark Weingarten Sound/Sound Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Art School Confidential
1. Arriving at Campus [5:12]
2. Getting Acquainted [1:07]
3. Rumor Report [2:37]
4. First Pose [3:36]
5. Art Attraction [3:15]
6. Girl Talk [1:19]
7. Questioning Art [3:45]
8. Lucky Day [4:00]
9. Skills of the Trade [4:08]
10. Constructive Criticism [3:42]
11. Gallery Outing [2:51]
12. Making the Rounds [3:56]
13. Deadline for Greatness [3:30]
14. Old or New [3:46]
15. Someone Else Is Singing [2:14]
16. Strangling News [3:08]
17. Thanksgiving [2:01]
18. Essential Experimenting [3:50]
19. New Look [4:03]
20. Invite Only [3:37]
21. Words of Wisdom [4:09]
22. Subject of Discussion [3:19]
23. Seeking Inspiration [4:41]
24. Art School Confession [3:48]
25. Taking the Prize [2:24]
26. Final Survey [4:10]
27. Blown Cover [4:32]
28. Art Appreciation [9:26]

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Art School Confidential 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Amazing, what characters you meet in a comedy about an art institution added with a serial killer twist. Did I mention Jon Malkovich was in it?
SpeedReader More than 1 year ago
Is it a murder mystery? A love story? A spoof on art school? We'll never know, because the movie doesn't even know. Don't be fooled into thinking Malkovich makes this worthwhile. 2 hours of my life I'll never get back.