- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 4 hours, 33 minutes
- Released: May 10, 2011
- Originally Released: 2011
- Label: Mill Creek Ent
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Description by OLDIES.com:
King of the Corner -- 2004 -- Color -- 93 minutes
Starring: Peter Riegert, Isabella Rossellini, Eric Bogosian
Leo Spivak (Peter Riegert) is drifting through life without a compass. His father (Eli Wallach) is aging fast, his teenage daughter is rebelling, his protege is after his job and his wife (Isabella Rossellini) is losing her patience. A twist of fate and some bizarre wisdom from a "freelance rabbi" (Eric Bogosian) help Leo navigate the murky waters of his life and turn his crisis into a second-chance.
Meet Stella James (Sean Young) sensuous, fiercely independent and possessing a fiery appetite for life. Stella vigorously pursues her career as a top chef while also seducing a selection of men to educate herself in love and lust. Her passion for food is matched only by her appetite for men and her journey of exploration shatters the sexual double standards that surround her. But Stella discovers that sex is only one element of true love when lust turns into something more.
A taxi driver (Naveen Andrews) picks up a fare (Barbara Hershey) in New Jersey. She offers the driver a large sum to drive her to the desert. While the pair drives across the country, the woman tries various strategies to lure the driver into conversation. Despite his reticence, the pair begins a tumultuous and steamy relationship.