After the success of Leaves of Grass, Anesthesia is Tim Blake Nelson’s second feature length film in which he held four major roles. The film follows Walter Zarrow (Waterston), a professor who goes to the corner deli to buy some flower for his wife Marcia (Close). He has a conversation with the store keeper and finally introduces himself after buying flowers from him for oh so many years. However, as soon as we cut away from Zarrow, we see he was stabbed just outside an Upper West Side building…
With Anesthesia on limited release across the US now, here’s interviews with Nelson and the rest of the cast from last years Tribeca Film Festival.
Tim Blake Nelson: