Imagine making a movie
. Imagine your movie has a cast that includes Steve Buscemi, Gina Gershon and Alison Lohman. Imagine that your movie is praised at festivals and earns raves from most of the film critics who see it. Then imagine that the film struggles for distribution and advertising, grosses about $200,000 and sinks without a trace.
This is the situation faced by indie filmmaker Tom DiCillo, director of "Delirious," and he wonders what the heck happened
Roger Ebert has a fascinating column on DiCillo and the challenges of indie filmmaking. Check it out here
Did DiCillo expect too much? Or do moviegoers -- and the film industry -- expect too little?