To the Moon, Alice

Director: Jessie Nelson
Screenwriters: Jessie Nelson, Lyn Sharon Schwartz

Institute History

  • 1990 Sundance Film Festival


Homeless through no fault of their own, the Wiliker family are dealing with their plight in a unique way. From dusk until dawn, they try to salvage their American dream by living on the set of a television sitcom after hours. But when their dreams end, Frank and Alice must face reality. By turns funny, sad and deeply moving, To the Moon, Alice is a story about typical people learning to overcome adverse circumstances.

Screening Details

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