Get us in your inbox

The Center of the World

  • Film
Advertising

Time Out says

Dotcom whiz-kid Richard (Sarsgaard) falls for riot grrrl drummer Florence (Parker), a part-time stripper. He persuades her to come to Las Vegas for the weekend, expenses paid, but promises she won't have to sleep with him. The young man repeatedly watches her routine. Then he has the dark side of his sexual obsession exposed (moral: Money Can't Buy You Love). The problem with this po-faced slice of erotica (shot on handheld digital) isn't that the cultural references feel dated, but that the characters are out of time. Wang is desperate to show he's in step with today's crazy mixed-up kids, yet can't work up much enthusiam for young people. Or women.
Written by CO'Su

Release Details

  • Duration:88 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Wayne Wang
  • Screenwriter:Ellen Benjamin Wong Wayne Wang, Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt
  • Cast:
    • Molly Parker
    • Peter Sarsgaard
    • Carla Gugino
    • Shane Edelman
    • Karry Brown
    • Alisha Klass
    • Mel Gorham
Advertising
You may also like

    The best things in life are free.

    Get our free newsletter – it’s great.

    Loading animation
    Déjà vu! We already have this email. Try another?

    🙌 Awesome, you're subscribed!

    Thanks for subscribing! Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon!