Nude scene in `Welcome to Me` was `important`, says Kristen Wiig
Why Kristen Wiig went naked in 'Welcome to Me' | sentools.net
It's tempting to call the new movie "Welcome to Me" more funny odd than funny ha-ha, but to say so also undersells that it is genuinely funny too, while also warm and strange and daring. Directed by Shira Piven, written by Eliot Laurence and with an unpredictable live-wire lead performance by Kristen Wiig, the film premiered Sept. Alice Klieg Wiig , a woman with borderline personality disorder, struggles to maintain even the facade of a normal, productive life while seeming to spend far too much of her time reciting along to videotaped reruns of "Oprah. Alice stops taking her medication, moves into a casino hotel and hires a local infomercial production company to help her create a show about her life. The show includes re-enactments, sometimes moments from childhood, sometimes events much more recent. Alice's intentions are unclear to everyone but herself and place a strain on the few human connections she does have. We may think that's crazy because we wouldn't think of doing that.
Kristen Wiig nude - Welcome to Me
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The film stars Kristen Wiig as Alice Klieg, a multi-millionaire with borderline personality disorder who uses her newfound wealth to write and star in an autobiographical talk show. The film was released on May 1, in a limited release. She appears on the local TV news celebrating her win, but is upset when the speech she had prepared is abruptly cut off after she mentions using masturbation as a sedative. She discontinues her medication, against the advice of her psychiatrist, Daryl Moffat Tim Robbins , and moves into a casino hotel with her best friend Gina Selway Linda Cardellini. During a vitamin supplement infomercial presented by Gabe Ruskin Wes Bentley , Alice, who is in the studio audience, responds to his request for a volunteer, hijacks the broadcast and recites her speech once again though is again cut off by the director.