From Christopher Guest, the acclaimed director of Waiting For Guffman, Best In Show and A Mighty Wind, comes a deliciously satirical take on Hollywood's Awards season, featuring an acclaimed ensemble cast and Ricky Gervais (The Office) in his first Hollywood feature film.
When rumours begin circulating that the small independent film Home For Purim may be perpetrating Award worthy performances, a rumble of excitement rattles the cast. When Hollywood entertainment reporters pick up the buzz, Awards fever infects the entire production. Soon enough, the publicity machine is in full swing, and the film's producers, actors, director, writers and assorted hangers on smell the sudden potential for a sleeper hit. As the hopeful Purim team careens toward the end of production and the upcoming Awards season, tenuous relationships and brittle dreams play out in unexpected ways.