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Gray Matters -- They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified,
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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Sue Kramer (written by)
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Release Date:
13 July 2007 (Spain) See more »
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Tagline:
A romantic comedy about a brother, a sister and the girl of their dreams.
Plot:
They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. He'll look for a guy for her and she'll look for a gal for him. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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When all is said and done, it's nothing but a cute romantic comedy See more (49 total) »

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Directed by
Sue Kramer 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Sue Kramer (written by) (as Susan Kramer)

Produced by
Jill Footlick .... producer
Dave Gare .... associate producer
John J. Hermansen .... producer
Joey Horvitz .... executive producer
Sue Kramer .... producer
Ted Liebowitz .... executive producer
Raymond Massey .... line producer
Diane Nabatoff .... executive producer
Alexander Payne .... executive producer
Rachel Peters .... co-producer
Margaret Riley .... executive producer
Todd Williams .... co-producer
Bob Yari .... producer
 
Original Music by
Andrew Hollander 
 
Cinematography by
John S. Bartley 
 
Film Editing by
Wendey Stanzler 
 
Casting by
Susan Taylor Brouse 
Lynne Carrow 
Sig De Miguel 
Amanda Mackey Johnson 
Cathy Sandrich 
 
Production Design by
Linda Del Rosario 
Richard Paris 
 
Set Decoration by
Diane Nachlik 
 
Costume Design by
Sheila Bingham 
 
Makeup Department
Jayne Dancose .... makeup artist
Fabian Garcia .... makeup department head
Katalin Lippay .... hair stylist (as Kathleen P. Campbell)
Julie McHaffie .... key hair stylist
Fay von Schroeder .... assistant makeup artist (as Faye von Schroeder)
 
Production Management
Henrieta Isufllari .... co-post-production supervisor
Christopher Kenneally .... post-production supervisor (as Chris Kenneally)
Samara Levenstein .... post-production supervisor
Barbara Ann Schoemaker .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Melissa Lee Anderson .... second assistant director
Jared Cauliffe .... second assistant director: New York re-shoot
Michael Collins .... third assistant director
Allan Harmon .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Clem Chen .... painter
Gina Doty .... set buyer
Nicky Forsman .... props assistant
Dawn Grey .... lead dresser
Patrick Jennings .... on-set dresser
Jesse Joslin .... construction coordinator
Conny Klassen .... set dresser
Ben Lee .... set dresser
Anne-Marie Leidl .... graphic designer
Margo Kaczynska McKenzie .... key scenic artist
Dominika Nasilowski .... scenic artist
Dave Righton .... assistant property master
Elizabeth Shelton .... assistant art director
Maggie Wilson .... property master
Athena Wong .... set buyer
Rosan Sashida .... art assistant (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Carlie Bergman .... assistant sound editor
Louis Bertini .... sound effects editor
Leslie Bloom .... foley artist
Bob Chefalas .... sound re-recording mixer
Anthony J. Ciccolini III .... dialogue editor (as Chic Ciccolini)
Eric Holmgren .... boom operator
Eric Lamontagne .... sound mixer
Douglas Murray .... adr mixer
Alex Raspa .... adr mixer
 
Special Effects by
Robert Paller .... special effects coordinator (as Rob Paller)
 
Visual Effects by
Jennifer Basnyat .... title designer
Jennifer Basnyat .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Dan Redford .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Abelson .... dolly grip (as Daniel Abelson)
Mark G. Alexander .... lamp operator
Ryan Bailey .... gaffer
David E. Baron .... first assistant camera: New York
Matt Blades .... key grip: New York
Peter Carty .... first assistant camera
Rusty Deluce .... first assistant camera
Joshua Gollish .... digital imaging technician
Dwight Hartnett .... second assistant camera
Anne Joyce .... still photographer: New York
Wynne Keing .... second assistant camera
Harvey LaRocque .... camera operator: 'b' camera (as Harvey La Rocque)
Ludovic Littee .... assistant camera
Sandy MacDonald .... grip
Paul Mitchnick .... camera operator
Tyler Olson .... key grip
Justin Panzanaro .... best boy grip
Gord Phillips .... grip
Andres L. Porras .... camera operator
Paul Remo .... second unit: camera
Dave Riley .... best boy electric
Richard Schmon .... additional first assistant camera
Brian Scholz .... second assistant camera
Pieter Stathis .... camera operator
Christopher Tate .... best boy grip
Tim Vedan .... generator operator
Brett Walters .... second assistant camera
John Woods .... lamp operator
Katie Yu .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Deanna Gallucio .... extras casting associate: New York
Sondra James .... adr voice casting
Larkin MacKenzie-Ast .... casting assistant
Lisa Ratke .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cathy Darby .... assistant costume designer
Robyn Hamel .... truck costumer
Ken Shapkin .... costume supervisor
Natalie Simon .... truck costumer
 
Editorial Department
John Crowley .... colorist
Agnes Grandits .... first assistant editor
Benjamin Murray .... on-line editor
Hilary Peabody .... associate editor
John Portnoy .... post-production executive
Charlie Wiel .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Jim Black .... music supervisor
Richard Glasser .... music supervisor
Andrew Hollander .... score producer
Jeff Slutz .... music editor
Robert L. Smith .... music mixer
Robert L. Smith .... music recordist
 
Transportation Department
Geoff Obadia .... driver: cast
Peter Road .... transportation co-captain
Larry Tardif .... driver: camera car and process trailer
Ray Waechter .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Chera Bailey .... stand-in: Heather Graham
Steve Berman .... completion bond
Jason Bush .... production assistant
Carson .... location manager
A.C. Ciulla .... choreographer (as Anthony Ciulla)
Kyle Doig .... animal wrangler
Mark Dumas .... animal coordinator
Sean Grant .... assistant location manager
Catherine Howard .... co-production coordinator
Michael J. Linowes .... legal counsel
Petina Louise .... second assistant production coordinator
Beth Mercer .... script supervisor
Patrick Mokrane .... production accountant
Michael Nickodem .... location manager: New York
Kirk Renard .... key production assistant
Justin Ritson .... key production assistant: New York
Linda Sheehy-Brownstein .... production coordinator
Bernd Stephan .... controller: yari film group
Shelly Strong .... production executive
Ian Watermeier .... production executive
Deborah Wettstein .... finance executive
Todd Williams .... production executive
Derek Yip .... additional payroll accountant
Catherine Zappa .... assistant: John Hermansen
 
Thanks
Myron Tookes .... special thanks
 

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Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material, sexual content and language
Runtime:
96 min
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Goofs:
Miscellaneous: The interior scene at Raoul's could not be Raoul's; there is a brass rail behind Gray and her dates, separating them from the bar area. At Raoul's, no such brass rail exists.See more »
Quotes:
Charlie Kelsey:[to Gray] I can't get too drunk though, I am getting married in the morning.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Finding Nemo (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
When all is said and done, it's nothing but a cute romantic comedy, 15 December 2007
Author: gabi from Los Angeles, CA

Sure, there are a lot of things in "Gray Matters" that don't make sense. Some of the casting is slightly off, sometimes the characters slip into dialogue that seems to be cribbed from an after school special, sometimes the characters conveniently forget things just for the sake of moving the plot along. However, despite the obvious missteps, "Gray Matters", in the end, remains watchable and entertaining.

The film begins the way a lot of romantic comedies begin - with dancing. Sam and Gray waltz around a New York City loft, easily imitating scenes from their shared love of 1940's musicals. They seem the perfect couple - if only they weren't related... and therein lies the, yes, I'll admit - thin and silly premise upon which the film is based. You see, Sam and Gray are best friends and siblings. They grew up together, they live together, they speak in dialogue reminiscent of screwball comedies (or Lorelai and Rory from "Gilmore Girls", if that's the reference you prefer). Enter Bridget Moynahan as Charlie, the love interest they are about to share, to shake up their entire relationship and Gray's entire world. A wacky love triangle ensues, as do many, many romantic comedy clichés, made all the more clear by Molly Shannon as Gray's kooky best friend.

Misunderstandings and secrets abound as Gray starts to figure out who she really is, Charlie doesn't have a clue about anything, and Sam grows increasingly nervous. Despite all the silliness and illogical plot transitions, though, "Gray Matters" is, at its heart, a sweet, positive coming out movie. If you can suspend disbelief long enough to believe Heather Graham as a woman questioning her sexuality, it's easy to relate to her realization and subsequent meltdown, and the film takes just the right tone. The film has just enough exuberance to help you get over the illogical ending, too.

Granted, "Kissing Jessica Stein" does what this film attempts to do so much better, but nonetheless, "Gray Matters" is entertaining and fun.

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