Standing Up, Falling Down

After a failed stint as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles, Scott returns home to Long Island. He’s humiliated to move back in with his family and haunted by what could have been with Becky, the hometown girlfriend he left behind. Wracked with doubt and facing the prospect of a soul-crushing “real” job, Scott finds an unexpected connection with Marty, a charming and charismatic dermatologist with a penchant for karaoke. Scott learns that Marty’s antics and alcoholism mask past disappointments of his own. The two develop a friendship of shared misery that leads to humor, healing, and growth.

  • 91 minutes
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About Napa Valley Film Festival

The Napa Valley Film Festival is presented by Cinema Napa Valley, a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2009 and headquartered in Napa, California. Cinema Napa Valley’s mission is to celebrate the cinematic arts and enrich the community by presenting an annual world-class film festival and year-round education and outreach programs.