Ghost World (II)

Ghost World film still 1 Ghost World film still 2 Ghost World film still 3[A part of Video Stores in Films tribute.]

– Hello, welcome to Masterpiece Video. How may I help you this afternoon, sir?
– I’m looking for a copy of 8 1/2.
– Is that a new release, sir?
– No, it’s the classic Italian film.
– Yes, sir. I’ll just check that on the computer for you, sir. [he types on the computer] Yes, here it is. 9 1/2 Weeks with Mickey Rourke. That would be in the Erotic Drama section.
– No, not 9 1/2, 8 1/2. The Fellini film?

The desperate customer.

Ghost World film still 4 Ghost World film still 5The bored customers. Enid and Rebecca (Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson respectively) are not really interested in watching a film. Films that are visible: Spike Lee’s He Got Game (1998), Forest Whitaker’s Hope Floats (1998) and Jocelyn Moorhouse’s How to Make an American Quilt (1995).

Ghost World film still 7The curious customer. He watches the trailer of a fake film that called The Flower that Drank the Moon, a humorous example of pretentious art-house film. Behind him, clearly seen among others, Brian De Palma’s Scarface (1983).

Scenes from Terry Zwigoff’s Ghost World (2001).

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