MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 278,937 this week

N.Y., N.Y. (1957)

 -  Short  -  17 January 2013 (USA)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 170 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 2 critic

A day in the life of the city and citizens of New York as seen through the fantastic eye, and the incredibly distorted optic lenses, of filmmaker Francis Thompson.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 2105 titles
created 23 Apr 2013
 
a list of 300 titles
created 07 May 2013
 
a list of 300 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 1183 titles
created 2 months ago
 
list image
a list of 706 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "N.Y., N.Y." on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: N.Y., N.Y. (1957)

N.Y., N.Y. (1957) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of N.Y., N.Y..
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Simple story about the man who comes to the beach and uses inflatable objects for all of his needs.

Director: Dusan Vukotic
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Stars: Harry Baer, Ingrid Caven, Balthasar Thomass
Talking Heads (1980)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

People of different age, profession and social status answer two simple questions: who they are and what they want from life.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A tough, womanizing high-stakes gambler known only as Tennessee has an uneasy relationship with Duchess, madam of a thinly-disguised bordello, and no other friends at all. But he's saved ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: John Payne, Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.

Director: Budd Boetticher
Stars: Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin
Images (1972)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.

Director: Robert Altman
Stars: Susannah York, Rene Auberjonois, Marcel Bozzuffi
Angel's Egg (1985)
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A mysterious young girl with a large egg and a soldier meet and reveal uncomfortable occult secrets to one another in a lonely, beautiful, surrealist land populated only by restless shadows and an abandoned gothic / victorian town.

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Mako Hyôdô, Jinpachi Nezu, Kei'ichi Noda
My Love (2006)
Animation | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In nineteenth-century Russia, a teenage boy in search of love is drawn to two very different women.

Director: Aleksandr Petrov
Stars: Aleksandr Palamishev, Aleksandra Zhivova, Evgeniya Kryukova
The Pearl (1929)
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young man buys a pearl for his fiancée. He walks out of the jewelry store that opens onto...a forest. He counts the pearls and realizes one is missing so he gets back to the store. On ... See full summary »

Director: Henri d' Ursel
Stars: Georges Hugnet, Kissa Kouprine, Renee Savoye
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Aleksandr Sokurov
Stars: Vladimir Degtyarev, Vladimir Gladyshev, Tatyana Goryacheva
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

André Mercier, a journalist known as Albin Mercier, is a failed, embittered writer. Sent to cover an event in Germany, he gets to know Andreas Hartmann, another writer who, for his part, ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Jacques Charrier, Stéphane Audran, Walter Reyer
Small Roads (2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: James Benning
Edit

Storyline

A nearly-wordless collage that follows a day in New York City from early morning to late at night. The day starts with a look at power generators, ready to light the city. At eight, an alarm clock goes off, people go to work on the subway, type, and break for lunch. In the evening, night clubs and jazz take over. The images are fanciful, abstract, and multiple, suggesting a kaleidoscope of color and activity. The soundtrack is light, breezy, and staccato. New York City is a place of bridges, skyscrapers, and motion. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 January 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

N.Y., N.Y.: A Day in New York  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

It has been reported that it took Francis Thompson over 20 years to make film and manufacture the special lenses used to create the surreal and fractured images that dominate it. He refused to reveal how he did it. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
N.Y., N.Y., A Day in New York is one of the most compellingly unique films I've seen yet!
4 August 2009 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

On a recent blog on the Cartoon Brew site, there was an article about this unique short film from an artist named Francis Thompson. As you can probably figure out from the title, it's mainly images of perhaps the greatest city of our country (if not the world). And what images you see! Accompanied by a very compellingly jazzy/symphonic score by Gene Forrell, there's a kaleidescope of split-screen images going every which way with some unique ones like that of a typewriter printing symbols instead of words. You also hear some sound effects like that of an alarm clock. And how about the way some images-like a car or buildings-just simply fold into each other. I think I've said enough so if you want to know what I'm writing about, go to the UbuWeb site where this short is available. So yes, I'm definitely recommending N.Y., N.Y., A Day in New York.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
On TCM January 19, 2009 dautkomm
The Music Made the Film Interesting Sproketer
Discuss N.Y., N.Y. (1957) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page