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Rosa Isabel Lorenzo,
'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true love", which turns out to be a very elusive thing indeed, and Chance is no exception. She's desperately on the prowl for a man, but since she's more mouse than cat, she get's herself into scrape after scrape in her screwball pursuit of love. Surrounded by a bevy of adoring but completely wrong-for-her men (and one dead girl from Manchester, England), Chance has to pick her way through her messy life in order to figure out which guy is "it". Written by
In order to help fund the production of this movie, actress/writer/director/producer Amber Benson sold autographed photos to fans through her Web site. See more »
In the scene where Simon orders a delivery pizza, he takes out a piece with no topping to give to his neighbor. When he actually hands it over, it is topped with mushrooms. See more »
All right, you live your life in a totally normal, full on reality check kind of way. That's good and cool. Things don't get messed up. People you love hang around until you can't stand them anymore. Things never change. But shit like that doesn't happen in real life. Real life is just a movie with someone's finger jammed on fast forward. The numbers change faster than you can count. When you're a little kid, you never think you're gonna die. I mean death is just some ...
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I was one of the people who had the chance.....okay, opportunity to see Amber's movie at its premiere at the Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham, Alabama in September of 2002. I traveled from NY to see it. And it didn't disappoint. It wasn't easy to be 'open-minded' and an impartial movie-goer when you are a registered Amberholic, and are surrounded by other Amberholics. I knew I'd like it. I just didn't realize how much, until it was over. This is one Independent movie that has to be released either in the theaters, on Cable or on DVD. Amber is a talented actress. This I knew, watching her almost every week on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. "Chance" introduces us to Amber the screenwriter, Amber the director, Amber the producer. The movie is lighthearted fun, but not like the mass produced mainstream Hollywood version of a romantic comedy. The character of "Chance" couldn't be portrayed by the Julia Roberts or Sandra Bullocks of mainstream Hollywood. Hence the independent venue. There was one minor disappointment: Not enough of Andy Hallett.
I wish there could've been one more scene with Amber's 'Chance' swooning over Andy Hallet's 'Jack'. Well worth the few hundred dollars it cost me to travel to Birmingham to see the movie.
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