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The Photographer (2000)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 15 April 2000 (USA)
A Photographer has a single evening to find ten magical photographs or else he stands to lose everything that is important to him.

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Marcello
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Joseph Mosso ...
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Maurice (as Mike Shannon)
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Storyline

A year after becoming the toast of New York City's art scene, photographer Max Martin has lost his ability to take a decent picture. On the night before his make-or-break gallery opening, surrounded by the trappings of success but devoid of inspiration, Max embarks on a bizarre trek through the city in search of ten mysterious photographs that could save his career. Shot in brilliant color and dramatic black and white, first-time director Jeremy Stein's industrial New York City is a wonderland, roamed by witches and magical creatures, where survival hinges on the completion of a simple quest. Accompanied by an unlikely crew of strangers he meets along the way, Max trips through a modern-day Oz and rediscovers the easily forgotten value of seeing magic reflected in everyday life. Written by <stein80@aol.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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O fotografos  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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The photographs seen in the movie are from the series "HOMELESS: Portraits of Americans in Hard Times". They were taken by Howard Schatz. See more »

Quotes

Mira: We're closed.
Romeo: And then she just appeared, as if from a dream.
Mira: Look, I'm sorry, we're closed.
Romeo: Please, we're on a journey!
Mira: What kind of journey?
Romeo: We're looking for something: lost photographs... Cher's involved.
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Midbar Sinai
Performed by Angel Tears
Written by Momi Ochion
Courtesy of LoveCat Music
Published by Big Tiger Music (BMI)
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saw it at durango film festival
20 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

I saw THE PHOTOGRAPHER at the durango film festival in March 2001. Although I didn't quite understand what was going on (until someone briefly explained it to me, then it all made sense), it was an enjoyable film, mainly because of the supporting cast, especially the guy the the photographer saves from almost getting killed. To me, the film began to remind me of THE WIZARD OF OZ because this photographer meets individuals on his journey, and each one joins his quest.


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