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Release Date:
14 November 1997 (USA) See more »
It's autumn in New York. Sam has broken up with his girlfriend and his father has recently died. World-weary and sloppy drunk... See more » | Full synopsis »
5 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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Has the quality of a good independant film. See more (42 total) »


  (in credits order)

Larry Fessenden ... Sam
Meredith Snaider ... Anna
Aaron Beall ... Nick
Patricia Coleman ... Rae
Heather Woodbury ... Liza
Jesse Hartman ... Lenny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alan Bandit ... Norman in Bridgehampton
Cain Berlinger ... Carrot Man

Michael Buscemi ... Liza's Friend Dave
Dale Cameron ... Sandy in Bridgehampton
Jack Dingas ... Harry at the Party
Hart Fessenden ... Sam's Dad
Michael Angelo Garcia ... Accident Witness
Harley Hendrix ... Singer doing sound check
Whitney Alexandra McGann ... Kid in Bridgehampton
Marcos Antonio Miranda ... Segundo
Marcus A. Miranda ... Segundo

John Mondin ... Guy at Festival
Rebecca Moore ... Liza's Friend Susan
Becque Olson ... Business Woman (as Beque Olson)

Kelly Reichardt ... Partygirl on Phone
Herb Rogers ... Slimma
Eric Vesbit ... Halloween Delivery Man
Lon Waterford ... Mr. Lyons
Helene Weintraub ... Liza's Nosy Neighbor

Directed by
Larry Fessenden 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Larry Fessenden 

Produced by
Susan A. Stover .... associate producer
Dayton Taylor .... producer
Original Music by
Geoffrey Kidde 
Cinematography by
Frank G. DeMarco 
Film Editing by
Larry Fessenden 
Art Direction by
John Arlotto 
Costume Design by
Loren Bevans 
Production Management
Stéphane Mitchell .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dayton Taylor .... assistant director
Sound Department
Bill Chesley .... additional sound designer
Bill Chesley .... sound mixer
Larry Fessenden .... sound editor
Ted Gannon .... additional sound mixer
Dayton Taylor .... location sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Whitney Blake .... still photographer
Eric Ogden .... electrician
Eric Ogden .... grip
Jay Silver .... assistant camera
Casting Department
Stéphane Mitchell .... extras casting
Editorial Department
Dave Pultz .... color timer (as David Pultz)
Other crew
Roger Kass .... legal services
Ted Skillman .... wolf wrangler
Beck Underwood .... special thanks

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112 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Continuity: In Sam's last meeting with Nick at Sam's apartment, Sam's hair changes between shots.See more »
Anna:I suspect that the less you know about me, the longer you'll stay interested.See more »
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Referenced in Cinéma 21: Larry Fessenden (2010)See more »


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14 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Has the quality of a good independant film., 7 June 2000
Author: Semih from Seattle, WA

This film isn't for people who want wooden stake sticking action. A lot of people will find it very slow. But I found it to be one of the most interesting films that I have ever seen. It vampirism is mostly a sub-plot here. Mainly it is about this guy, Sam, who works at a bar, and who meets this girl after recently breaking up from his girlfriend. The movie talks about lust, betrayal, love, seduction, and frienship. It is filmed with great cinematography. I am not talking about sweeping landscapes, but I am talking about how things around you can look like they are collapsing on you when you start getting paranoid that you have this weird illness. A very good quality picture. I loved it, and I highly recommend it to people who want to see real characters will some real problems.

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