Made for television, Prisoners of Inertia first aired April 25, 1990, on PBS’ American Playhouse. Sam and Dave are a pair of New York newlyweds who see no earthly reason to emerge from the cocoon of their apartment. One Sunday morning, on a wild caprice, they decide to go out for brunch. Their impulsive foray into the Real World leads to a strange adventure in the wilds of New Jersey.
Director: Jeffrey Noyes Scher.
Stars: Amanda Plummer, Christopher Rich, Melinda Mullins, John C. McGinley, Mark Boone Junior, Stephen Hamel, Harsh Nayyar, Antonia Dauphin.
1989 Locarno International Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Leopard.
1989 Sundance Film Festival – Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize – Dramatic.
Many thanks to Scott for sending me a copy of this movie.