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Wicker Park (2004)

A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her.

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Jeweller
Amy Sobol ...
Ellie
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Walter
Isabel Dos Santos ...
Chamber Maid
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Mary
Kerrilyn Keith ...
Female Customer
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Bartender
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Theater Director
Stéfanie Buxton ...
Ticket Agent
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Storyline

Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who walked out on him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day. With a little help from his friend Luke, Matthew obsessively and relentlessly tracks Lisa down and while doing so, runs into another young woman calling herself Lisa whom, unknown to Matthew, is an actress named Alex and may hold the key to Lisa's disappearance, and discovery. Written by M.P.

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Passion never dies.


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Rated PG-13 for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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3 September 2004 (USA)  »

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Obsessed  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,819,393 (USA) (5 September 2004)

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$12,831,121 (USA) (26 September 2004)
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2.35 : 1
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At one point, Brendan Fraser was set to star and Joel Schumacher was set to direct. See more »

Goofs

When Matt tells Luke he has to go to a funeral, his mouth doesn't match what he's saying. See more »

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[first lines]
Jeweller: [holding a diamond ring] Magnificent, aren't they? "God's tears".
Matthew: Yeah. It's beautiful. So are the others, I... I guess I just have to make the right decision.
Jeweller: In the end it's not your eye that must decide.
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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

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Ran Kan Kan
Written by Tito Puente
Performed by Tito Puente
Courtesy of BMG U.S. Latin
Under license from BMG Film & Television Music
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The best Romantic Thriller ever
15 December 2005 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Have watched this film numerous times and it just keeps getting better every time. Have never seen L'Apartment but it must be some film if it's anything like this. I must say that you don't get this kind of film made very often and frankly this film has changed my life. The soundtrack suits the action brilliantly and who ever worked on the score deserves some major credit. Before I thought Josh Hartnett was as wooden as affleck and other such actors but he show here how good he can be, but Rose Byrne really made the film and I don't know where she's from or what she did before but she buts on one of the performances of the decade in this film. In conclusion this film is brilliant and anyone who says otherwise just didn't get it.


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