A Slipping Down Life

  • 2004
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

First shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 1999, actress-turned-director Toni Kalem's adaptation of Anne Tyler's 1969 novel about shriveling ambitions and stunted lives is a dreary mess of opaque characters doing peculiar things for inexplicable reasons. Timid Evie Decker (Lily Taylor), painfully introverted and old before her time, lives with her sad...read more

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02:28 — Evie (Taylor) hears musician Drumstrings Casey (Pearce) on the radio one night and becomes obsessed with him. She pursues him and eventually they meet (more…)

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: R
  • Review: First shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 1999, actress-turned-director Toni Kalem's adaptation of Anne Tyler's 1969 novel about shriveling ambitions and stunted lives is a dreary mess of opaque characters doing peculiar things for inexplicable reasons.… (more)

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