What: Eliza, her parents, her sister, and her sister's fiance take an impromptu drive into the city to track down Eliza's probably-cheating husband. The cast of dreams includes Hope Davis, Parker Posey, Liev Schreiber, Anne Meara, Stanley Tucci, Marcia Gay Harden, and Campbell Scott.
Comparable to: Ah, the indie movies of the mid-'90s. Remember them? This is one.
"Maybe she's desperately in love with him."
"Don't be ridiculous. Nobody's desperately in love."
You might not like it if: Carl-the-fiance's description of his novel* flashes you back so hard to your undergrad English lit classmates that you hit your head.
How to get it: Rent it, borrow it, buy it.
Connections to previous Wreckage: Parker Posey, Queen of '90s Indie, starred in Party Girl (Rec. #141) the year before The Daytrippers came out. Two years later, we got Hope Davis in Next Stop, Wonderland (Personal Wreck #2).
*About a man with a dog's head and no hands --- a Pointer that can't point. Ahem.