House of Blue Leaves
This widly funny dark comedy tells the tale of Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper by day and a songwriter with visions of glory by night. Artie dreams of escaping his humdrum life in Queens, and making it big writing songs for the movies in Hollywood. It's 1965. Pope Paul VI is visitng New York. The Vietnam War is about to begin in earnest. Can Artie's old high school buddy, now a Hollywood movie producer, give him a shot at the big time? Or will a blessing from the Pope do the trick?