- Quiet City (film)
name = Quiet City
caption = Theatrical release poster
director = Aaron Katz
producer = Brendan McFadden
writer = Aaron Katz
starring = Erin Fisher
cinematography = Andrew Reed
editing = Aaron Katz
distributor = 600 West Productions
August 31, 2007
runtime = 78 min.
country = USA
language = English
budget = $2,500
gross = $15,425
website = http://www.quietcitythemovie.com
imdb_id = 0914382
It premiered at the 2007
South by SouthwestFilm Festival in the Emerging Visions category making it Katz's second consecutive world premiere at the festival. Subsequently the film played at the Sarasota Film Festival, Stockholm Film Festivaland Milano Film Festivalamong others.
Jamie (Erin Fisher) arrives in
New York Citylooking for a friend, who isn't answering her cell phone. Missing her stop on the subway, she asks Charlie (Cris Lankenau) for directions. Unable to articulate them properly, he escorts her to a diner where she is supposed to meet her friend but the friend never shows. Charlie invites Jamie back to his apartment, which kick starts a 24 hour period of hanging out and getting to know each other.
*Erin Fisher as Jamie
*Cris Lankenau as Charlie
*Sarah Hellman as Robin
Joe Swanbergas Adam
*Tucker Stone as Kyle
The film received a largely favorable response from critics. As of
March 17, 2008, the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoesreported that 86% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 14 reviews. [cite web|url=http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/quiet_city/ |title=Quiet City - Movie Reviews, Trailers, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes |accessdate=2008-08-09 |publisher= Rotten Tomatoes] Stephen Holden in The New York Timescalled the film, "Beautiful! A Fully Realized Work of MumblecorePoetry."
The film was nominated for the John Cassavetes award at the 2008
Independent Spirit Awardsfor features made for less than $500,000. It also won Best Director and Best Cinematography at the 2007 Bend Film Festival.
* [http://www.quietcitythemovie.com/ Official site]
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*youtube|JgRzs5qzb_4|Quiet City Trailer
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