Angel City Singles
A couple meet in a stand-up comedy workshop.
What more can possibly go wrong?
Driven by a haunting childhood memory, loner David Bishop moves to Los Angeles in search of a
fresh start and meaningful employment. The ensuing 1987 Black Monday economic crash forces
David into a conflicted part-time job as a host for singles networking parties. “There’s no middle
ground,” comedian Rocco Manelli warns. “Here it’s either old money, new money or no money.”
Motivated by his attraction to enigmatic singer Sarah Fleming and mounting financial pressure,
David negotiates the humorous challenges of standup comedy, a poetic Bohemian subculture,
and the forbidding backstreets of Hollywood. Angel City Singles is filled with suspense, passion
and humor as David struggles with the transcendent possibilities for love and understanding.
A Story of New Hollywood
Everyone holds the secret desire to be famous, right? In Hollywood your body is your business, your ticket to fame, but you have to want it. Personal trainer to the stars Sid Sherwood is passionate about helping people reach their goals.
The aspirations of two quirky new clients, the fresh-faced starlet Jules Marlow and fallen star Clay Harmon, challenge Sid’s disciplined approach. “If you make a living selling yourself in Hollywood,” Sid confesses. “You’ve earned the right to be eccentric.”
As the story unfolds, the generation gap between new and old Hollywood converges to blur the lines of Sid’s professional boundaries in amusing and surprising ways.
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