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Director:
Writers:
Joyce Carol Oates (stories)
Lisanne Skyler (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
17 September 1999 (Italy) See more »
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Plot:
A chance encounter alters a teenage girl's perception of herself and her outlook on life. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Heather Matarazzo ... Judith

Zach Braff ... Wesley

David Aaron Baker ... Dr. Clarke

Catherine Anne Hayes ... Large Woman
Craig Anthony Grant ... Ticket Clerk

Michael Weston ... Jimmy
Richard Bright ... Elderly Man

Celia Weston ... Bottle Lady

Bebe Neuwirth ... Trix

Mark Blum ... Darrell

Bo Hopkins ... Officer Caminetto

Tom Gilroy ... Jimmy's Father
Tristine Skyler ... Irene

Sonja Sohn ... Lynn
Richard Alliger ... Blackjack Skeptic (as Rich T. Alliger)

Chris Noth ... Sonny
Kevin Black ... Brady
Dilyn Cassel ... Young Mother

Mary McCormack ... Leila Lee

Jacob Reynolds ... Lamar Pike Jr.

Leo Burmester ... Lamar Pike Sr.

Peggy Gormley ... Leila's Neighbor
Jonathan Hogan ... Trix's Friend
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jonathan Bray ... Soap Star (uncredited)

Seymour Cassel ... (uncredited)
Michael Rubenstein ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Lisanne Skyler 
 
Writing credits
Joyce Carol Oates (stories from Heat)

Lisanne Skyler (screenplay) and
Tristine Skyler (screenplay)

Produced by
Roger Baerwolf .... co-producer
Larry Estes .... executive producer
Laura Gabbert .... producer
George LaVoo .... producer
Per Melita .... line producer
Scott M. Rosenfelt .... executive producer (as Scott Rosenfelt)
David Skinner .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Brook 
Scooter Pietsch 
 
Cinematography by
Jim Denault 
 
Film Editing by
Julie Janata 
Anthony Sherin 
 
Casting by
Jordan Beswick 
 
Production Design by
Jody Asnes 
 
Art Direction by
Katherine L. Spencer 
 
Set Decoration by
Brian Elwell 
 
Costume Design by
Astrid Brucker 
 
Makeup Department
Susan Reilly LeHane .... makeup artist (as Susan Reilly)
 
Production Management
Per Melita .... unit production manager
Scott Schaffer .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Lerman .... first assistant director
Michael A. Moffa .... second second assistant director (as Michael Moffa)
Peter Thorell .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Antonio L. Arroyo .... sound
Tim Kimmel .... sound effects editor
Jon Mete .... supervising sound editor
Carey Milbradt .... sound editor
Rick Owens .... foley artist
David Ryan .... second boom operator
Jose Torres .... sound recordist: second unit
 
Stunts
Brian Hite .... stunt coordinator
Brian Smyj .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Harges .... grip
Scott Miller .... gaffer
Franz Wise .... electrician
 
Music Department
Dave Jordan .... music supervisor (as David Jordan)
 
Other crew
Blake Busby .... graphic artist: titles
Petra Hoebel .... location manager
Kirsten Kearse .... script supervisor
Melody M. .... production coordinator
John Michael Sudol .... key set production assistant
Alex Panagakis .... publicist
Luis Perez .... choreographer
Joice Stewart .... production accountant
Sol Tryon .... production assistant
Sara Tune .... production assistant
Allison Abrams .... stand-in (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Stephen Dickstein .... special thanks
Steven Gorelick .... special thanks
David W. Schoner Jr. .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Getting to Know All About You" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
96 min
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The movie Dreamland, also directed by Lisanne Skyler, appears on a cinema marquee.See more »

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Engrossing and involving, 5 July 2000
Author: Alan Jacobs (alanjj@gmail.com) from Greenwich Village, NY

I was totally involved in this movie. It was so intimate--frighteningly intimate. I loved the way that the characters stories slowly evolved. I also loved the settings in the down-and-out areas of New Jersey: neighborhoods on the verge of falling into complete collapse, but not there yet.

All the actors were remarkable, particularly Heather Matarazzo and the actor who played Jimmy. My only criticism is that everything is tied up so neatly: people resolve problems by remembering and admitting the awful things that happened in their lives. It's not so easy in real life. Oh well, that's the movies, and this is a very good movie.

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