A young Northern California artist, striving to cope with his spiritual concerns and bleak economic prospects, heads down to L.A. to hang out with his wannabe filmmaker cousins, but remains unable to pin down either employment or contentment. The intriguing integration of stop-motion animation helps propel this semi-documentary tale. Jay Masonek, Eric Leiser, Jeffrey Leiser star. 82 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.