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The interlocking lives and loves of six New Yorkers.

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Gio / Harry
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Maria
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Elevator Girl
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Ashley
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Six New Yorkers have an interrelated series of relationships. TV producer Tommy, who's just broken up with his girlfriend, has a short relationship with commitment-phobe Maria, who he meets in a video store, and also hooks up with married real-estate agent Annie, who he meets while apartment hunting. Annie is open to a relationship because her husband, Griffin, is cheating on her, which she slowly comes to realize through talking to her friend/co-worker who's gone through the same thing. Griffin, a 39-year-old dentist, is cheating with 19-year-old waitress Ashley, who he picked up in a park; she realizes she can do better when Ben, a hotel doorman and aspiring musician, tries to pick her up, in a belated attempt to recover from his divorce a year ago from schoolteacher Maria (the same Maria from the video store). Most of these relationships seem driven more by a desperate need to be in a relationship than actual love. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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30 November 2001 (Lithuania)  »

Also Known As:

Calles de Nueva York  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$545,132 (USA) (23 November 2001)

Gross:

$2,402,459 (USA) (10 May 2002)
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Was shot in only 17 days. See more »

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When Ben is sitting in the bathroom strumming his guitar, the chords change but the fingers of his left hand clearly do not. See more »

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Hilary: I'd trade all that just to be able to walk down the street with you... and hold your hand just once in public.
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A Depressing, Charmless exercise
2 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Heather Graham, in one of her better performances, and Dennis Farina as comedic relief, provide much of this film's minor merits.

Otherwise, it's a pretty cynical exercise, and the device of having the characters talk to an unseen interviewer is made doubly annoying by the fact that the characters' observations are banal and uninteresting (the device was used to great effect in a French movie A Pornographic Affair).

I found all the male characters to be thoroughly unsympathetic, ranging from pathetic (the doorman), totally lacking in introspection (Burns), and venal (Tucci). While I'm sure Burns would say the point was to show how screwed-up men can be, I don't think it does anybody any favours to repeatedly depict men stalking and showing up unannounced to exes and flames' apartments/houses. Reinforces that this is somewhat understandable and normal behaviour.

And, aside from the one couple (perhaps), these characters' dwellings are preposterous given their station in life, unless we're to believe they all have large trust funds.


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