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Price Check

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Director: Michael Walker

Screenwriters: Michael Walker

Institute History

  • 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Description

Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over the department, her high-energy enthusiasm and unconventional ideas start to shake things up. She aims to reinvent the company while grooming Pete for the executive fast track. Making more money now than he ever hoped to in the music industry, Pete begins to wonder if this new career is just what he needs to become the man he’s always wanted to be.

Written and directed by Michael Walker and starring the always-wonderful Parker Posey, Price Check is a smart and honest comedy that examines who we think we are and what we’re willing to do for the life we think we deserve.

— L.O.

Screening Details

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