|Directed by||Steven Starr|
|Produced by||Amos Poe
|Written by||Steven Starr|
Philip Seymour Hoffman
|Music by||Paul Aston|
|Edited by||Michael Schweitzer|
|Distributed by||Skouras Pictures|
|September 15, 1993|
Joey Breaker is a 1993 American romance film starring Richard Edson and Cedella Marley. Philip Seymour Hoffman and Erik King also appear in the film. The film contains some autobiographical elements of its writer and director Steven Starr.
Joey Breaker (Richard Edson) is a successful film agent but misses purpose in life. This changes gradually after he meets waitress and student nurse Cyan Worthington (Cedella Marley) from Jamaica. Eventually he quits his job and follows his heart to Jamaica where Cyan serves the population of her native district as a nurse with an independent practice.
- Olga Bagnasco as Karina Danzi
- George Bartenieff as Dean Milford
- Sam Coppola as Sid Kramer
- John Costelloe as Randy Jeter
- Richard Edson as Joey Breaker (male lead)
- Fred Fondren as Alfred Moore
- Gina Gershon as Jenny Chaser
- Seth Gilliam as Jeremy Brasher
- Philip Seymour Hoffman as Wiley McCall
- Michael Imperioli as Larry Metz
- Mary Joy as Esther Trigliani
- Erik King as Hip Hop Hank
- Cedella Marley as Cyan Worthington (female lead)
- Laurence Mason as Lester White
- Parker Posey as Irene Kildare
- Sunday Theodore as Morissa Marker
- "The Art of the Deal". Daily News of Los Angeles. 1993-04-19.
As a William Morris talent agent, Steven Starr spent more than a decade practicing the art of the deal. Now he's practicing the art he used to deal in - with a film about a talent agent. Starr, 35, was head of the film department in Morris' New York office when he quit two years ago to write, direct and produce 'Joey Breaker,' set to open here next month after winning the audience favorite award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival.
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