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Somewhere in the City (1998)

R  |   |  Drama, Comedy  |  18 September 1998 (USA)
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The film portrays life of New York City's Lower East Side inhabitants. Introvert therapist Betty is befriended with Chinese immigrant Lu Lu, leftist radical Che is also Lu Lu's friend. ... See full summary »

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Betty
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Marta
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Frankie
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Graham
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Lu Lu
Paul Anthony Stewart ...
Che
Bulle Ogier ...
Brigitte
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Television Producer
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Justin
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Molly, Texas Acting Student
John Fugelsang ...
Henry
Robert H. Shapiro ...
Larry
Kelly Dupre ...
2-Kool
Jimmy Noonan ...
Brian
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The film portrays life of New York City's Lower East Side inhabitants. Introvert therapist Betty is befriended with Chinese immigrant Lu Lu, leftist radical Che is also Lu Lu's friend. Italian immigrant and wife of supervisor of building where they all live, Marta, is having an affair with her neighbour Frankie who likes scams. One of his scams goes terribly wrong. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some strong sexuality, language and for brief drug use
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Em Algum Lugar da Cidade  »

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$7,016 (USA) (18 September 1998)

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$7,016 (USA) (18 September 1998)
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New York City in 93 minutes...it's all here
25 July 2002 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This film did a wonderful job of capturing NYC stereotypes at there best. If you want a simple, cute story however, you won't find it here. The related tales are woven together in a manner that does an excellent job of capturing the close-knit yet contrastingly anonymous lifestyle that is Manhattan. A perfect watch for those who enjoy and can laugh at New York life in its most natural state.


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