Admit One: My Life in Film

Admit One: My Life in Film

Emmett James


Set in Croydon, South London, within the Eighties, Admit One information how self-deprecating author Emmett James escaped from the rigors of early life by means of going to the cinema. via wry wit and remark, the author displays, obsesses, and rages approximately movie and its correlation to our pasts. lifestyles quickly imitates artwork, and the narrator unearths that his actual calling is in transcendence from one facet of the monitor to the opposite. He comes to a decision to depart England for the one position the place he can discover his dream of turning into an actor--Hollywood.

We stick with the narrator on his a number of adventures: as he jumps from forgery to pornography to crashing the Academy Awards below the alias of a nominated author. the entire whereas, the flicks that encouraged each one story contextualize this funny selection of tales. The narrator eventually presents a distinct perception into the interesting of movie, finally himself stumbling into the most important box-office grossing movie of all time.

Praise for Admit One:

''Hilarious, sincere, touching, and poignant. The tales transported me again to my formative years, likely the very position from which I escaped years ago!''
--Phillip Rhys, actor, 24, Nip/Tuck

''Funny and relocating, taking pictures vividly crucial moments of teenage. a really own tale to which every person can relate.''
--Bob Read, The this night exhibit with Jay Leno, Last comedian Standing

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