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Eddie
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Anne (as Cathy Curtin)
Timothy Pilato ...
Hospital Kid
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Greedy Roommate
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Beach Blanket Roommate
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Dr. Banarjee
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Brush with Happiness Guy (as Voltaire)
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Weather Video Guy
Joy Findlay ...
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Ed lives in Wisconsin, but he's just been dumped by his girlfriend. So he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. He has a good partnership with his promiscuous roommate Ray. And he's made some great friends, characters at the local diner. But then there's Natalie (Lee for short). She's just what Ed thinks he's looking for, and she's available...or is she? Written by Martin Lewison <lewison+@pitt.edu>

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality and some language | See all certifications »
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27 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Quotes

Eddie Brodsky: Sex is not a transitive act. It is an intransitive act.
Ray Obregon: If you talk like that to her, it will be a non-existent act.
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Ruby My Dear
Written by Thelonious Monk
Performed by William Mays
Courtesy of Ed's Films, Inc.
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Delightful Low Budget Guy Meets Girl in NYC
4 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this film very charming. Unlike many films shot in New York City this one more closely resembled the New York I knew when I lived there (back in the late 80s) going to school and while I worked there the following two years; small dwelling spaces, parties at friends places, the local diner down the street, and the folk music scene. While the script could have been sharper the film more than makes up for it with the subtle but sensual sexuality of Callie Thorne, the at times stunning photography of Peter Nelson, and the really quite amazing soundtrack. Anyone looking for a film with heart will not go wrong giving this little known gem a view.


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