Joey Breaker

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Joey Breaker
Directed by Steven Starr
Produced by Amos Poe
Steven Starr
Dolly Hall
Written by Steven Starr
Starring Richard Edson
Cedella Marley
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Fred Fondren
Erik King
Music by Paul Aston
Cinematography Joe DeSalvo
Edited by Michael Schweitzer
Distributed by Skouras Pictures
Release date
September 15, 1993 (1993-09-15)
Running time
92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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.[1]


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.




  1. ^ a b "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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