A struggling stand-up comedian (Ben Schwartz) moves back home to Long Island with his tail tucked between his legs, and strikes up an unlikely friendship with his eccentric dermatologist (Billy Crystal).
About the Director:
After studying theater at Northwestern and spending several years working in politics and government, Ratner moved to Los Angeles and started Tilted Windmill Productions. A lifetime as a Cleveland sports fan prepared him for the volatile nature of the film business. Standing Up, Falling Down is his directorial debut.