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Trick -- The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan.

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Director:
Writer:
Jason Schafer (writer)
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Release Date:
23 July 1999 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A story about two guys trying to make it in the big city
Plot:
The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Sparkling romantic comedy is a sure-fire hit See more (123 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Jim Fall 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jason Schafer  writer

Produced by
Mark L. Beigelman .... co-executive producer
Anthony Bregman .... executive producer
Eric d'Arbeloff .... producer
Jim Fall .... producer
Robert Hawk .... co-producer
Ross Katz .... producer
Per Melita .... line producer
Mary Jane Skalski .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
David Friedman 
 
Cinematography by
Terry Stacey 
 
Film Editing by
Brian A. Kates 
 
Casting by
Susan Shopmaker 
 
Production Design by
Jody Asnes 
 
Art Direction by
Gonzalo Cordoba 
 
Set Decoration by
Brian Elwell 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Gasser 
 
Makeup Department
David Hickey .... hair consultant
Susan Reilly LeHane .... makeup artist (as Susan Reilly)
Tania Ribalow .... hair assistant
Tania Ribalow .... makeup assistant
Joe Trapani .... key hair stylist
Joe Trapani .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Per Melita .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Darren Goldberg .... assistant director
Liz Ip .... second assistant director
Cecily Kaston .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Stephen Altobello .... sound editor
Antonio L. Arroyo .... production sound mixer
Nancy Cabrera .... foley artist
Rachel Chancey .... sound effects editor
Robert Fernandez .... sound re-recording mixer
Parish West .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Renzo Spirit Buffalo .... assistant camera
Mikey Jackson .... second assistant camera
Paul Kaye .... best boy electric
Juliet Lofaro .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Erica Palgon .... casting associate
 
Editorial Department
Patricia Sztaba .... negative matcher
Stan Sztaba .... negative matcher
 
Music Department
David Friedman .... musician
Brian A. Kates .... music editor
Tracy McKnight .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Robin Carrigan .... choreographer
Tim Coleman .... key set production assistant
Bob Corff .... voice teacher
Stephen M. Evans III .... set production assistant
Rob Feld .... production resources
Ben Feldman .... production legal services
Petra Hoebel .... location manager
Kirsten Kearse .... script supervisor
Darlene Liebman .... production coordinator
Lance McVickar .... engineer
Edward Mercado .... set production assistant
Theo Sena .... production assistant
Sophus K. Windeløv .... intern
 
Thanks
Andrew Fleming .... very special thanks
Leelee Groome .... special thanks
Amy Karnchanapee .... thanks
James Palumbo .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong language and sexual content
Runtime:
89 min
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Trivia:
In the diner scene Miss Coco Peru is seen cross outside the window and enter the diner but never appears thereafter. This is because he was cut out of the following bathroom scene where Gabriel and Mark almost kiss, which is such a sweet moment that the director Jim Fall decided not to put in another joke with Coco.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: Missi Pyle's name is misspelled (Missi Pile) during the closing credits that show their pictures. It is corrected during the end crawl however.See more »
Quotes:
Katherine:Did you find a rhyme for the lyric in the second "A?"
Gabriel:I'm working on it.
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Movie Connections:
References Fellini Satyricon (1969)See more »
Soundtrack:
Piano Sonata Opus 109See more »

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18 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Sparkling romantic comedy is a sure-fire hit, 6 February 1999
Author: Boyd Petrie (fargout@gmail.com) from Salt Lake City, Utah

Gay romantic comedies seem to fall into two different categories: either they deal with AIDS specifically, or they don't. TRICK falls into the latter category. Films in the former category tend to be too heavy-handed to be good (save JEFFREY and LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!). Here, screenwriter Jason Schafer focuses not on AIDS whatsoever. In fact, it is never mentioned once. Instead, we watch as two men (wonderfully played by Christian Campbell and John Paul Pitoc) try to have a one-night stand. The only problem: they have no place to go. As these two men desperately try to find a room, fate interferes, allowing them to get to know each other before consumating the relationship. Tori Spelling is terrific in a supporting role, but it is the two leads who must manage this film, and they do with astonishing realism. It's a modern-day, gay fairy tale. It's the type of film that makes you laugh, cry, and feel good in the end. Hollywood could learn something from this small independent feature.

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