CINEMA: QUEEN OF THE INDIES

PARKER POSEY SEEMS TO BE IN EVERY ALTERNATIVE FILM. IS THAT ENOUGH?

Note to aspiring actors: if your idea of movie stardom is a big trailer and a seven-figure salary, consider the career of Parker Posey. At 28, she has ornamented more than a dozen American independent films. Yet to get to the set of Gregg Araki's The Doom Generation, where she played the leading lady's "eternal love slave" in a blond friz wig, Posey had to pay half her airfare. For Party Girl, in which she did a beguiling star turn as a club hopper with the improbable dream of being a librarian, she earned the sum of $75 a day. On...

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