American Perfekt

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American Perfekt
Original theatrical poster
Directed by Paul Chart
Produced by Irvin Kershner
Written by Paul Chart
Starring Fairuza Balk
Robert Forster
Amanda Plummer
Paul Sorvino
David Thewlis
Cinematography William Wages
Distributed by British Broadcasting Corporation
Release date
  • June 11, 1997 (1997-06-11)
Running time
99 minutes
Country United States
Language English

American Perfekt is a 1997 road movie/thriller/drama film written and directed by Paul Chart, produced by Irvin Kershner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


Jake Nyman decides to take a professional vacation where all decisions will be made by the flip of a coin. He meets up with disenchanted Sandra Thomas, who becomes excited by the potential of having the coin make all the decisions. See, Flipism. Things seem okay, until Sandra vanishes and Alice becomes involved in Jake's life.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: American Perfekt". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 

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