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Sue (as Anna Thomson)
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Lola
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Lisa
Susan Huffaker ...
Young Mother
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Stanley
Lázaro Pérez ...
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Joshua Kaplan ...
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An unemployed ex-office worker (Anna Thomson) searching for work floats a fragile line of sanity as she struggles to find friendship and companionship. Her tenuous grasp on reality further fluctuates when a man (Matthew Powers) whom she met in a restaurant and started an affair is called to go to India for an assignment. The final straw occurs when she is evicted and moves into a sleazy hotel. She then starts seeking casual sex in unorthodox locations just to have human contact. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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$5,376 (USA) (22 November 1998)

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$54,585 (USA) (9 July 2000)
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26 February 2001 | by (Yurp) – See all my reviews

A sympathetic look at the life of a young, unhappy woman feeling lost and lonely in the Big Apple. I could not really get warm with this movie; I thought it was too linear, too much cliché, not enough development. And the actors, especially the lead (Anna Thomson / Levine) were far too good - looking to be believable -- I started to daydream about her and stopped caring about how the story unfolded.


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