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Joe Gould's Secret

Rating:R (for some language and brief nudity)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 7, 2000
Running time:104 minutes
Cast:Ian Holm, Isabella Rossellini, Stanley Tucci, Hope Davis, Glenn Close
Director:Stanley Tucci
Producer:Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth W Alexander, Charles Weinstock
Writer:Stanley Tucci, Howard Rodman
Distributor:USA Films

Description: True story of the friendship between New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell and bohemian club regular Joe Gould in New York City during the 1940s and 1950s. Gould held no job but depended on friends and well-wishers and their contributions to "the Joe Gould Fund." After Mitchell wrote about him in The New Yorker, Gould became a minor celebrity. Their relationship grew more intense over the years as Mitchell became the keeper of Joe Gould's secret.

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