What Is It? (2005)

NC-17 01/27/2005 (US) DramaFantasy 1h 12m
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The adventures of a young man whose principle interests are snails, salt, a pipe, and how to get home. As tormented by a hubristic, racist inner psyche.


What Is It? is the name of a 2005 experimental film written, starring, funded and directed by Crispin Glover. As of 2008, the film has only been shown at independent theaters, typically accompanied by a question and answer session, slideshow and meet-and-greet/autograph signing with Glover.

  1. Crispin Glover

    Director, Writer

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  1. Michael Bleviss

    The Young Man

  2. Carlos Richardson

    The Young Man's Alter Ego

  3. Lisa Fusco

    The Young Man's Fantasy Girl

  4. Crispin Glover

    Crispin Glover

    Dueling Demi-God Auteur / The Young Man's Inner Psyche and Id

  5. Steven C. Stewart

    Dueling Demi-God Auteur / The Young Man's Uber Ego

  6. John Insinna

    The Young Man's Outer Sanctum Friend / Inner Sanctum's Choked Victim

  7. Kelly Swiderski

    Inner Sanctum Concubine / Outer Sanctum Snail Collector

  8. Robin Adams

    Inner Sanctum Concubine / Outer Sanctum Girl Who Recognizes Burning

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Status Released

Original Language English

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