|Out on:||VOD 2nd Aug. 2021|
IT’S LIGHTS, CAMERAS, CUSTARD IN MAN UNDER TABLE
ARROW PRESENTS A BIZARRE DYSTOPIAN LOOK AT HOLLYWEIRD
“It speaks to the screenwriting experience in a similar way that Adaptation does except with more vitriol.” - Lorry Kikta, Film Threat
“Perfect for those looking for cinema beyond the quaint and contemporary.” - Andrew Mack, Screen Anarchy
“Unabashedly gazes at its navel until that navel becomes a self-contained universe teeming with surrealism and satire.” - Gregory J. Smalley, 366 Weird Movies
On August 2nd 2021, the essential, alternative streaming service ARROW debuts MAN UNDER TABLE, Noel David Taylor’s surreal comedy about getting a film script off the ground in the crazy and unpredictable world of Hollywood - where everything is a definite maybe and nothing is what it seems.
The feature debut from writer/director Noel David Taylor, who also stars as Guy, a beleaguered, hilariously obnoxious scriptwriter navigating his way through the chaotic indie film scene in a dystopian Los Angeles, MAN UNDER TABLE is a wildly inventive and original fantasy comedy that marks Taylor as a triple threat to be reckoned with. Featuring some fantastic performances, including Katy Fullan as Indie film darling Jill Custard, and Ben Babbitt as her lackey Ben, as well a series of laugh out loud set pieces, this is The Player for a new generation of filmmakers who will do whatever it takes to see their dreams realised onscreen.
Screened at the Slamdance and the Chattanooga Film Festival this year, MAN UNDER TABLE is a 21st century Living In Oblivion, and recalls the surreal humour of recent indie hits Dave Made a Maze and Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway, and real-life indie filmmaking doc Clapboard Jungle.
In Hollywood, it’s who you know, not what you write.
Guy is writing a movie, or so he claims in bars, parties, pretty much wherever he can. Guy eventually stumbles into the path of Indie darling Jill Custard and her lackey Ben who endlessly accosts him and pulls him into projects that are not his own. Frazzled and frustrated, Guy decides to join forces with a washed up never-been Gerald, and the duo plan to write what could be the dumbest movie ever made.
Set against the backdrop of a crumbling dystopian Los Angeles, MAN UNDER TABLE pushes a spotlight onto the endlessly bizarre world of the Hollywood movie industry where things are never easy, dreams are crushed, content is king, and you’ll need to wear a gasmask to cope with the unnamed toxins in the polluted green air...
Watch MAN UNDER TABLE first, on August 2nd 2021 - head to ARROW and start your 30-day free trial. Available on the following Apps/devices: Roku (all Roku sticks, boxes, devices, etc), Apple TV; iOS devices, Android TV and mobile devices, Fire TV (all Amazon Fire TV Sticks, boxes, etc), and on all web browsers at www.ARROW-Player.com.
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