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The Event (2003)

 -  Drama  -  13 February 2004 (Spain)
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An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea ... See full summary »

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Gaby Shapiro-Schnell (as Joanna P. Adler)
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Fred
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Desk Sergeant
Laura Cahoot ...
Bride
Brent Carver ...
Brian Knight
Linda Carvery ...
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Rory Metzler (as Réjean Joseph Cournoyer)
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Jody
Richard Donat ...
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Assistant District Attorney
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Lila Shapiro
Tim Dunn ...
Ping Pong Player
Travis Ferris ...
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An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the most recent case, a suspicious apparent suicide, and her interviews with friends and family of the deceased trigger extensive and intricately interwoven flashbacks that reveal surprising facts about the man's life and death. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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$35,082 (USA) (3 October 2003)

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$35,518 (USA) (24 October 2003)
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Nick: Fuck you very much.
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After the credits the screen is dark for a few seconds, then there's another scene (that is completely silent). See more »

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References Terms of Endearment (1983) See more »

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Three Women
30 November 2005 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

This is not the kind of thing that attracts me: simple drama. Straight ahead, grinding humanity.

Why would people invest in watching something like this? For engagement, I suppose.

There's engagement in the story, for sure, if you need it. But there is a higher level of engagement in knowing that these players are pouring out their hearts for us.

Sarah Polley is extraordinary, just extraordinary. Olympia has a grace that matters. Parker is less open than usual until the end.

Coming to the event, the man's sister and mother talk about Shirley McLain's performance in "Tears of Endearment." The whole movie revolves around that line, that notion.

The thing is constructed so that there is a movie within the movie — a movie of the event. Something clever.

Ted's Evaluation -- 2 of 3: Has some interesting elements.


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