Larry David, one of comedy’s most influential writers and performers of the past few decades, plays the lead character in “Clear History.” And ultimately, little else matters. All of the other performers in this project almost disappear behind the vastness of Larry David’s overwhelming Larry Davidness. So if you don’t like the guy or his bellowing kvetches — he also co-wrote the film — you have no business here.
Alas, even if you do like David’s shtick, as I do, you have no business here. The movie plays out something like an extra-long but subpar episode of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Many fans are hungering for a new season of “Curb,” which last aired in 2011. Don’t expect “Clear History” to fill the void. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.