Jupiter's Wife

Overview

A homeless woman living in Central Park is examined in this documentary. Maggie is a good-humored woman in her '40s. She lives in Central park with 6 dogs and a huge backpack. It is in the park that filmmaker Miche Negroponte met her and gradually became her friend. Outwardly she seems normal enough. She is witty, gentle, and intelligent. She claims to be the daughter of actor Robert Ryan and has six children. She also claims to receive radio reports from her husband Jupiter, the Greek god. In trying to ...
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Overview

A homeless woman living in Central Park is examined in this documentary. Maggie is a good-humored woman in her '40s. She lives in Central park with 6 dogs and a huge backpack. It is in the park that filmmaker Miche Negroponte met her and gradually became her friend. Outwardly she seems normal enough. She is witty, gentle, and intelligent. She claims to be the daughter of actor Robert Ryan and has six children. She also claims to receive radio reports from her husband Jupiter, the Greek god. In trying to understand what she means, Negroponte spent two years following her and interviewing her. The film, which also looks into her past is the result.
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Special Features

Deleted scenes; filmmaker biography; filmmaker statement.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/30/2004
  • UPC: 767685956939
  • Original Release: 1994
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Video Group
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:18:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 42,646

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Maggie Cogan Interviewee
Katrina Pendleton Interviewee
Technical Credits
Michel Negroponte Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Doug Block Co-producer
Beo Morales Score Composer
Gabriel Morgan Screenwriter
Jane Weiner Co-producer
Brooks Williams Score Composer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Looking for Maggie [7:01]
2. Another Mouth to Feed [5:43]
3. Bobbi [6:04]
4. Robert Ryan's Daughter [8:07]
5. News of John Lennon [6:56]
6. Memories of Maggie [5:35]
7. Carriage Driver [3:57]
8. Indoor Living [5:56]
9. Typical High School Girl [5:53]
10. Continuing the Dynasty [2:50]
11. Who Is Jupiter? [9:55]
12. Assembling the Family [9:40]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Scenes
   Extras
      Additional Scenes (8:30)
      About the Filmmaker
         Filmmaker Statement
         Filmmaker Biography
      About Docurama
      Catalog/Trailers
         The 11th of September
         A Decade Under the Influence
         Always a Bridesmaid
         American Nightmare
         The Atomic Cafe
         The Awful Truth: The Complete Series
         BaadAsssss Cinema
         Be Good, Smile Pretty
         Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back - Play Trailer
         Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back
         The Brandon Teena Story
         Brother's Keeper - Play Trailer
         Brother's Keeper
         Children Underground
         Crisis
         Dancing to New Orleans
         Fastpitch
         From Mao to Mozart
         Full Frame Documentary Shorts
         Genghis Blues
         Go Tigers! - Play Trailer
         Go Tigers!
         John Lee Hooker
         Keep the River on Your Right - Play Trailer
         Keep the River on Your Right
         The Legend of Ron Jeremy - Play Trailer
         The Legend of Ron Jeremy
         Lost in La Mancha - Play Trailer
         Lost in La Mancha
         The Main Stream
         Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision
         Moon Over Broadway
         Murder on a Sunday Morning
         My Knees Were Jumping
         Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg: Speaking in Strings
         Nakes States
         On the Road With Duke Ellington
         Original Cast Album: Company
         Pandemic: Facing AIDS
         Paradise Lost 2: Revelations
         Paul Taylor: Dancemaker
         Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story
         Primary
         Radio Bikini
         Regret to Inform
         Roots of Rhythm
         Scared Straight!
         See How They Run
         Silverlake Life: The View From Here
         The Smashing Machine - Play Trailer
         The Smashing Machine
         Smothered
         Sophie B. Hawkins: The Cream Will Rise
         Sound & Fury - Play Trailer
         Sound & Fury
         Southern Comfort
         The Sweetest Sound
         Todd McFarlane: The Devil You Know
         The True Meaning of Pictures
         W.I.S.O.R.
         WTC: The First 24 Hours
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