Defending Your Life

1991 Directed by Albert Brooks. Starring Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant.

REVIEWED By Kathleen Maher, Fri., May 10, 1991

Brooks plays a neurotic, self-absorbed advertising executive who runs into a bus with his brand new Mercedes and finds himself in Judgment City where he can eat all he wants and not get fat, but he also has to "defend his life." The movie's light, easily forgotten and very good for a few laughs. I sure hope that eating thing comes true.

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