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The Music of Regret (2006)

05/24/2006 (US) ComedyDramaMusic 44m
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Simmons, best-known for her photographs of miniature rooms populated by dolls and of oversized objects—such as a house, birthday cake, and pistol—balanced on female legs, both human and fake, brings these characters to life in a three-act mini-musical. The film is inspired by three distinct periods of Simmons’s photographic work: vintage hand puppets, ventriloquist dummies and walking objects enact tales of ambition, disappointment, love, loss, and regret. Working with composer Michael Rohaytn ("Personal Velocity") and cameraman Ed Lachman ("The Virgin Suicides" and "Far From Heaven"), Simmons’s puppets come to life in miniature domestic scenes that echo real life.

  1. Laurie Simmons

    Director, Writer

  2. Matthew Weinstein


Top Billed Cast

  1. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    The Woman

  2. Adam Guettel

    The Man (voice)

  3. Tony Nation

    Tony Nation

    Ted (voice)

  4. John Tully

    Tod (voice)

  5. Lisa Adams

    May (voice)

  6. Garland Hunter

    June (voice)

  7. David Sasse

    Danny (voice)

  8. Nathan Morgan

    Donny (voice)

  9. Anthony Inneo

    Jerry (voice)

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The Music of Regret
The Music of Regret

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Original Language English

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