A psychological drama about an unstable man, tormented by nightmares, who seeks help from a shrink but is pushed over the edge into increasingly dangerous, psychotic territory by a relationship he is unable to control.
Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four ... See full summary »
Morgan J. Freeman
Brendan Sexton III,
New York serves as a backdrop for a cast of characters in search of love, lust or lucre including a woman who makes awkward moves on the man renovating her SoHo loft, an embezzler, a sleazy artist and a phone psychic.
Very enjoyable. Although, I admit, I like the slow ones. This movie's does start slow, but it lays a firm foundation for what is to come. The second half picks up pace quite a bit. Some great plot development for a documentary. The storyline has some twists. The ending and the way it ties in with the earlier comments is genius. And the change of format supports it well.
While some might see the set up and scenes as cliché', classic symbolism is appropriate for the archetypal subject matter. And the story and personalities are unique. It rings true to me.
Exquisite editing with a few tasteful additions. The video frame turns into a picture turns into a map of where they're going is truly fantastic. Really beautiful. Great Job.
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