Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

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They were the literati of the Jazz Age, but their lives weren't as glamorous as the society pages made them seem. Dorothy Parker (Jennifer Jason Leigh), Robert Benchley (Campbell Scott), Charles MacArthur (Matthew Broderick) and the other regulars of the New York City salon known as the Algonquin Round Table publish celebrated pieces of writing and while away hours over boozy lunches. But for Parker, an endless string of droll commentary is a veneer hiding her emotional and romantic troubles.

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Rated: R
Duration: 0 mins

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Director: Alan Rudolph
Screenwriter: Alan Rudolph, Randy Sue Coburn
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh
Campbell Scott
Matthew Broderick
Andrew McCarthy
Tim McGowan
Nick Cassavetes
Matt Malloy
Sam Robards
Wallace Shawn
Keith Carradine
Gwyneth Paltrow