When Diane Crespo, who directed the 2007 indie friendship film "Arranged," received the script for "Clutter," she was enthralled. "When you have a production company, you get a lot of scripts," Crespo told Indiewire. "You get three pages into a script, and you know how you feel about it. In this case, I got to page 23, and I realized I wasn't judging it, I was reading it, enjoying it.
"It is a dark comedy with a rhythmic way of working with dialogue.