A fly on the wall documentary tinged with social criticism in its observation of the lives and dreams of China's poorly paid film extras
A comedy film directed by Hong Kong New Wave filmmaker Yim Ho.
Salem dreams of being an actor but is still working in a gas station, only his love for Nada can make things easier for him.
This television movie finale to the series "Extras" was nominated for the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie. Andy Millman is finally no longer an extra and has his own sitcom, but still, Andy is not happy with everything. Whilst his long-term friend, Maggie struggles to earn a living from any job she can get, Andy still wants to be famous amongst the A-List stars, even if it means cutting back on a few things, including close friends.
The hearts of two women, one a teacher and the other a student, suffer from extrasystole, a premature contraction interrupting the proper heartbeat…
The Extra’s Ever Moving Lips (2014), understands the creation of visual and literal wittering (represented in the work via an Australian soap opera) as comfort, context and intimacy. In the piece two forensic-lipreaders try to transcribe the speech of an extra in the background of a 20 year old soap.
A man who has been having psychic visions of himself killing naked women soon discovers that it's not himself he's seeing, it's his Siamese twin. (yes, they've been separated) So he travels to Hamburg, where the things he's seen start to come to pass…
The film deals with the recruitment of race car driver Jiro Miki (Masao Kusakari) and his dog, Caesar, to a group of people who use ESP, psychokinesis, and other special mental abilities to fight crime.
Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the A-list on-set only serves to reinforce his belief that the big time is just a job or two away.