Starting Out In The Evening

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2007
  • Running time: 111 min
Battling illness and unable to finish a novel that has taken him ten years to write, aging novelist Leonard Schiller is slipping into literary obscurity. Formerly a famous author, Schiller has been all but forgotten by the readers, colleagues and... read more

Battling illness and unable to finish a novel that has taken him ten years to write, aging novelist Leonard Schiller is slipping into literary obscurity. Formerly a famous author, Schiller has been all but forgotten by the readers, colleagues and critics who oncepraised him. But when Heather Wolfe, an ambitious graduate student, convinces Schiller that her thesis could reintroduce his writing to the world, the reclusive writer is forced to confront his past regrets. Frank Langella delivers a career-capping performance asa man who must redefine his work - and his perceptions - in the twilight of his life.

Original Release

01/01/2007

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Cast

Frank Langella Leonard Schiller
Lauren Ambrose Heather Wolfe
Karl Bury Frederick
Anitha Gandhi Chelsea
Jessica Hecht Sandra Bennett
Sean T. Krishnan Cab Driver
Adrian Lester Casey Davis
Patti Perkins Dolores
Lili Taylor Ariel Schiller
Dennis Parlato Author
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Directors

Andrew Wagner

Writers

Brian Morton, Fred Parnes, Andrew Wagner

Cast

Frank Langella Leonard Schiller
Lauren Ambrose Heather Wolfe
Karl Bury Frederick
Anitha Gandhi Chelsea
Jessica Hecht Sandra Bennett
Sean T. Krishnan Cab Driver
Adrian Lester Casey Davis
Patti Perkins Dolores
Lili Taylor Ariel Schiller
Dennis Parlato Author
Jeff McCarthy Charles
Michael Cumpsty Victor
Thomas Ryan Nick
Joie Lee Second Author
John C. Havens Jeff the Doorman
Joel West Waiter
Ali Reza Doctor
Jerry Walsh Bartender

Producers

Douglas Harmon Executive Producer
Allen Meyerson Executive Producer
Gregory Moyer Executive Producer
John Sloss Executive Producer
Jake Abraham Producer
Nancy Israel Producer
Fred Parnes Producer
Mandy Tagger Producer
Andrew Wagner Producer
Gary Winick Producer

Editors

Gena Bleier

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