Like The Player and Barton Fink, The Storytellers gives us an inside look into the glamour and powerful egos that drive Hollywood. It also shows the desperation that is never far beneath the surface. This cocktail of deception and delight is served on ice with a twist of satire.
Lillian (Tippi Hedren) is a mature writer who has been trying without success to sell scripts in the fast-paced world of Hollywood. At 65, she explains to her grandson 'Kris Kringle,' that his free ride is over, and that he must stop abusing his grandmother's kindness. He must now quit school and go to any length (including representing himself as a writer) to sell, peddle and promote the scripts written by his grandmother. A great comedy of movie writing, agents, studio executives, and the world of Hollywood.