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Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

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Izzy Maurer
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Celia Burns
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A jazz saxophonist loses his capability to play when he is injured in a shooting at a café where he was playing. He sinks into depression when everyone charges in to take care of him, including his ex-wife. However, he discovers a stone with a telephone number attached. Returning the stone, he meets a young aspiring actress who in one of those film coincidences is listening to his music. Soon the two begin an affair which is fouled by his over-obsessiveness with her which costs them both a job at a restaurant. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Is she real? ..or did he make her up?


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Rated PG-13 for some violence, brief strong language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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14 August 1998 (Norway)  »

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Erotevmenoi eos tin aioniotita  »

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In the opening sequence with black and white photos of beautiful women, among them is a 1967 photo of co-star Vanessa Redgrave, taken by Victor Skrebneski - the woman hugging her shoulders, face in profile, hair flying. Also there's a photo of Louise Brooks, aka Lulu. See more »

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When Izzy is at Celia's apartment for the first time and closes the curtains to make it dark, there is a lot of light coming in even with the curtains closed. When they turn the lights off, the room is very dark. See more »

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Hannah: You still don't know who I am, do you? After all these years, you still don't have a clue.
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Really excellent, captivating movie, makes you think and feel
5 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got in one hour after it had started. It starred Harvey Keitel, whom I especially like and wanted to watch it because of him. Then Wilem DaFoe was there also, second reason to continue watching. Then, again, Mandy Patikin, number three great actor. I liked the character Harvey was playing, a soft spoken, quiet man, much different than many of his other characters. It was more like his character in 'The Piano'. I was pulled in and couldn't stop watching. I didn't know what had come before, so couldn't completely understand it, but just had to keep watching. As in a mystery, I thought I knew what was going on and I knew I had to see the entire movie at that point. It's more like a play than a movie, and excellently done. Great cinematography. Great suspense. Stunning finish. Really made me think and feel deeply.


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