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Cherish -- After a martini-induced rampage, a fantasy-prone young woman is placed under house arrest.


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Writer (WGA):
Finn Taylor (written by)
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Release Date:
17 January 2003 (South Korea) See more »
She'd get out more if it wasn't a felony.
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Robin Tunney and the Music Score Make This Good Film also Delightful See more (42 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Brad Hunt ... D.J.

Robin Tunney ... Zoe

Liz Phair ... Brynn

Lindsay Crouse ... Therapist

Tim Blake Nelson ... Daly

Kelvin Han Yee ... Officer Yee

Jason Priestley ... Andrew
Karena Davis ... Woman in Bar
Scott Breitenstein ... Officer Ruiz

Tim Griffin ... Officer Griffin
Kathleen Stefano ... Head Prison Guard

Stephen Polk ... Joyce

Nora Dunn ... Bell

Ricardo Gil ... Max
Kenny Kwong ... Yung
Alex Gonzalez ... Kid #1

Kellan Patrick ... Kid #2

Adam Del Rio ... Jimmy
Nina Peschcke-Koedt ... Wife (as Nina Du Val)
Daniel DeShara ... Husband

Sumalee Montano ... Officer Montano (as Sumalee G. Montano)

Bill Ferrell ... Heavier Officer

Phil LaMarr ... Yoga Instructor
Jeremy Toback ... Record Store Owner

Veronica Brown ... Woman in Apartment
Tim Wiggins ... Motorist

Mickey Breitenstein ... Officer 'Hand Bitten' (as Michael Vaughn Breitenstein)
Banks McClintock ... Engineer
Matt King ... Young Man on Train
Mary Saudargas ... Woman
Sophia Sharp ... New Waitress
Todd Stoneman ... Hustler
Matte Finish ... Woman Behind Bars
Beth Daly ... Computer (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jennifer Gabbert ... Experienced Waitress (uncredited)
Rick LeCompte ... Nature documentary narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Mark A. Neely ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Finn Taylor 
Writing credits
Finn Taylor (written by)

Produced by
Jeff Boortz .... executive producer (as Jeffery Boortz)
Debbie Brubaker .... line producer
Mark Burton .... producer
Joseph Middleton .... co-producer
Laurie A. Miller .... co-producer
John Sideropoulos .... executive producer
Steven Siebert .... executive producer
Johnny Wow .... producer
Original Music by
Mark De Gli Antoni 
Cinematography by
Barry Stone (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Rick LeCompte 
Casting by
Joseph Middleton 
Production Design by
Don Day 
Art Direction by
Guy Harrington 
Set Decoration by
Lisa Clark 
Costume Design by
Amy Brownson 
Makeup Department
Divi Crockett .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Mak Knighton .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Curran G. Engel .... first assistant director
Peter Burgess Smith .... second second assistant director
Sean Vawter .... second assistant director
Art Department
Sopher Allez .... painter
Joe H. Bourguignon .... assistant art director (as Joe Bourguignon)
Sue Chen .... assistant property master
Katherine Covell .... set dresser
Denise Damer .... assistant set decorator
Tanem Davidson .... storyboard artist
Valenta De Regil .... storyboard artist
Terri Fredlund .... on-set dresser
Sean House .... prop designer
Patrick Ludden .... property master
Sound Department
Christopher Forrest .... adr editor (as Chris Forrest)
Bob Gitzen .... production sound mixer
Dian Langlois .... foley artist
Eric Limcadco .... boom operator
Jeremiah Moore .... sound effects editor
Dave Nelson .... sound editor (as David Nelson)
Matt Rocker .... sound recordist
Peter Steinbach .... dialogue editor
Peter Steinbach .... dialogue pre-dub
Dale Strumpell .... re-recording mixer
Dale Strumpell .... sound effects editor
Jeff Darby .... assistant to re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Gene Radzik .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Adrian Dimond .... visual effects
Patrick Siemer .... digital compositor
Mark Edwards .... visual effects producer: Title House Digital (uncredited)
Mickey Breitenstein .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Arthur Aravena .... key grip
Isaac Camner .... best boy grip
Christopher Cook-Venot .... electrician (as Chris Cook-Venot)
Svetlana Cvetko .... first assistant camera
Keith Davis .... first assistant camera
Cassidy Harrison .... still photographer
Chris Lindsay .... gaffer
Nathaniel Miller .... second assistant camera
Andrea Miraglia .... loader
David Moir .... still photographer
John M. Perry .... electrician
Sean Prichard .... grip
Chris Rhodes .... jib operator
Keith Robinson .... Steadicam operator
Keith Robinson .... assistant camera
Amos Soffian .... camera intern
Amos Soffian .... still photographer
Thomas Spingola .... first assistant camera
Todd Stoneman .... best boy electric
Kerry Sweeney .... best boy & dolly grip
Paciano Triunfo .... grip
Deron Tse .... electrician
Marc Wall .... grip
Animation Department
Julia DeBari .... animator
Casting Department
Violet Banks .... background casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shannon Conte .... wardrobe assistant
Anne Marie Hamill .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Melissa Lawson Cheung .... post-production assistant (as Melissa Lawson)
Angela Chou .... negative cutter
Saul Escobedo .... color timer
Wood Lam .... negative cutter
Judy Strazzera .... editorial production coordinator
Location Management
Jamie Datz .... assistant location manager
Nancy Ellen Jones .... location manager
Pandora Nu .... location assistant
Music Department
Rick LeCompte .... music editor
Charles Raggio .... music supervisor
Jenny Scheinman .... composer: additional music
Andrea von Foerster .... music coordinator
Transportation Department
Bundy Chanock .... transportation coordinator
Adam M. Dunne-De'Coligny .... transportation captain
Stephanie Olliffe .... driver
Other crew
Valerie Allen .... stand-in: Ms. Tunney
Susan Brunig .... production assistant
Will Chan .... production assistant
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Andrea Devaux .... script supervisor
Arthene Hammerman .... production coordinator: Los Angeles
Denise Karey .... script supervisor
Michael Laughlin .... production assistant
Amy Miller .... production coordinator
Joyce Quan .... production accountant
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney
Dan Riley .... legal assistant
Nikolas Tanaka .... production assistant
Lanai C. Winter .... coordinator: Zen
Casey Witham .... key set production assistant
Ami Zins .... film commissioner
Charles Hsiao .... this film would not have been possible without

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Rated R for language
99 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:A (Ontario) | Finland:K-11 (video rating) | France:12 (video rating) | South Korea:15 | USA:R (certificate #38935)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

As revealed in the DVD commentary, there was originally a scene that would have had her character masturbating out of boredom, 'but Robin Tunney''s father nixed that idea quickly.See more »
Continuity: When Zoe is talking to Max from her upper-floor apartment building window, Max is in his wheelchair directly below Zoe's window. Most of the time Zoe is talking to Max, she is looking straight ahead, instead of down were Max is.See more »
[first lines]
Zoe:Oh hi, sorry about the headphones. The music helps me work, stay connected, focused.
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Movie Connections:
References Play Misty for Me (1971)See more »
You're the Best ThingSee more »


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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Robin Tunney and the Music Score Make This Good Film also Delightful, 2 January 2012
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In San Francisco, Zoe (Robin Tunney) is a shy and outcast in her working place that adores the love songs she listens to the radio. Zoe goes to a bar with her coworkers and she spends the night talking to a colleague that also like mushy songs. She drinks with him and when she goes to her car to take her cellular to call a taxi, a stalker forces her to drive away. A police officer sees the intruder in her car and asks her to stop the car. However, the guy forces Zoe to run over the policeman that is hit and dies. Zoe has a car accident and the aggressor escapes.

Neither the police nor her defense lawyer believes on her words and Zoe is arrested for murdering the policeman. She is confined at home with an ankle bracelet under the surveillance of Daly (Tim Blake Nelson), a lonely man that falls in love with Zoe. She tries to find a way to leave the spot to chase the criminal and prove her innocence.

I bought "Cherish" on DVD a long time ago, and only today I have watched it. It was a pleasant surprise, since Robin Tunney and the music score with wonderful songs from the 60's, 70's and 80's make this good low- budget film also delightful. The conclusion is satisfactory but could be better and better. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "No Lugar e na Hora Errada" ("In the Wrong Place and Time")

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