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Modern Romance

Released 1981
Distributor Columbia Pictures

Albert Brooks’s 1981 comedy about the self-inflicted wounds of a self-absorbed moviemaker lacks the absurdist observations of his previous film – 1979’s Real Life – but it mines a deeper, more acerbic humor from Brooks’s roller-coaster romance with an extraordinarily patient bank executive played by Kathryn Harrold.

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About Larry Karaszewski

Larry Karaszewski and his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories.  Their current release is “Dolemite is My Name” featuring Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore. The duo previously created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, Emmy, PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame.  Larry is also a Governor for writers branch, co-chair of the International Feature Film category, and a Vice President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.