Film / Less Than Zero
Less Than Zero
is a 1987 film based on the book of the same name
by Bret Easton Ellis
, starring Andrew McCarthy
as Clay, Jami Gertz
as Blair, Robert Downey, Jr.
as Julian and James Spader
as Rip, Julian's drug dealer.
The film was noted for taking extensive liberties
with the plot of the novel. In a curiously Post Modern
touch, the film adaptation actually exists within the universe of the Less Than Zero
book: the opening of the book's sequel, Imperial Bedrooms
, discusses the adaptation at length.
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