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Tommy Pallotta is a Actor, Director, Producer and Director of Photography American born on 25 may 1968 at Houston (USA)

Tommy Pallotta

Tommy Pallotta
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Nationality USA
Birth 25 may 1968 (51 years) at Houston (USA)

Tommy Pallota (25 mai 1968 à Houston), de son vrai nom Thomas Palloutashi, est un producteur et réalisateur américain d'origine italo-indienne. Il a étudié à l'Université du Texas à Austin et a fait ses débuts en tant que perchman dans des films à petit budget.

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Filmography of Tommy Pallotta (3 films)

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Actor

Slacker
Slacker (1991)
, 1h40
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about anarchism, Political films
Actors Richard Linklater, Abra Moore, Athiná-Rachél Tsangári, Lee Daniel, Robert Jacks, Tommy Pallotta
Roles celui qui un ami
Rating70% 3.548553.548553.548553.548553.54855
Slacker is a uniquely structured and seemingly plotless film, following a single day in the life of an ensemble of mostly under-40 bohemians and misfits in Austin, Texas. The film follows various characters and scenes, never staying with one character or conversation for more than a few minutes before picking up someone else in the scene and following them. The characters include Linklater as a talkative taxi passenger, a UFO buff who insists the U.S. has been on the moon since the 1950s, a JFK conspiracy theorist, an elderly anarchist who befriends a man trying to rob his house, a serial television set collector, and a hipster woman trying to sell a Madonna pap smear. The woman selling the pap smear appears on the film poster, and was played by Butthole Surfers drummer Teresa Taylor. Most of the characters grapple with feelings of social exclusion or political marginalization, which are recurring themes in their conversations. They discuss social class, terrorism, joblessness, and government control of the media.

Director

A Scanner Darkly, 1h40
Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Richard Linklater, Tommy Pallotta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Crime, Animation
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Political films, Films based on works by Philip K. Dick, Dystopian films
Actors Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Winona Ryder, Rory Cochrane, Alex Jones
Rating70% 3.549023.549023.549023.549023.54902
The United States has lost the war on drugs. Substance D, a powerful and dangerous drug that causes bizarre hallucinations has swept the country. Approximately 20% of the total population is addicted. In response, the government has developed an invasive, high-tech surveillance system and a network of undercover officers and informants.

Producer

A Scanner Darkly, 1h40
Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Richard Linklater, Tommy Pallotta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Crime, Animation
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Political films, Films based on works by Philip K. Dick, Dystopian films
Actors Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Winona Ryder, Rory Cochrane, Alex Jones
Roles Producer
Rating70% 3.549023.549023.549023.549023.54902
The United States has lost the war on drugs. Substance D, a powerful and dangerous drug that causes bizarre hallucinations has swept the country. Approximately 20% of the total population is addicted. In response, the government has developed an invasive, high-tech surveillance system and a network of undercover officers and informants.
Waking Life, 1h39
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Animation
Actors Wiley Wiggins, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater, Alex Jones, Adam Goldberg
Roles Producer
Rating77% 3.898963.898963.898963.898963.89896
Waking Life is about an unnamed young man living an ethereal existence that lacks transitions between everyday events and that eventually progresses toward an existential crisis. For most of the film he observes quietly but later participates actively in philosophical discussions involving other characters—ranging from quirky scholars and artists to everyday restaurant-goers and friends—about such issues as metaphysics, free will, social philosophy, and the meaning of life. Other scenes do not even include the protagonist's presence, but rather, focus on a random isolated person, group of people, or couple engaging in such topics from a disembodied perspective. Along the way, the film touches also upon existentialism, situationist politics, posthumanity, the film theory of André Bazin, and lucid dreaming, and makes references to various celebrated intellectual and literary figures by name.

Cameraman

Waking Life, 1h39
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Animation
Actors Wiley Wiggins, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater, Alex Jones, Adam Goldberg
Roles Director of Photography
Rating77% 3.898963.898963.898963.898963.89896
Waking Life is about an unnamed young man living an ethereal existence that lacks transitions between everyday events and that eventually progresses toward an existential crisis. For most of the film he observes quietly but later participates actively in philosophical discussions involving other characters—ranging from quirky scholars and artists to everyday restaurant-goers and friends—about such issues as metaphysics, free will, social philosophy, and the meaning of life. Other scenes do not even include the protagonist's presence, but rather, focus on a random isolated person, group of people, or couple engaging in such topics from a disembodied perspective. Along the way, the film touches also upon existentialism, situationist politics, posthumanity, the film theory of André Bazin, and lucid dreaming, and makes references to various celebrated intellectual and literary figures by name.