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Heights (2005)

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Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Daniel Neiden ...
Mark (as Matt Davis)
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Young and attractive lawyer Jonathan is soon to be married to Isabel but then he meets young actor Alec and they fall in love. Isabel's mother, Diana, finds out the truth about Jonathan who now has to choose between Isabel and Alec, and his choice is ...

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Rated R for language, brief sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »




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Release Date:

15 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Co jest grane  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$52,885 (USA) (17 June 2005)


$1,158,405 (USA) (23 September 2005)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The poem that Diana lovingly recites to Isabel when they are sitting on the steps near the end of the movie is from Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee," with Diana substituting "Isabel" for "Annabel." Eight lines are spoken from the poem, but not in order they were written: I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea: But we loved with a love that was more than love - I and my Annabel Lee. For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; And the stars never rise but I feel the bright eyes Of the beautiful Annabel Lee. See more »


The film takes place in the winter or fall season, but the Fringe Festival in which Alec participates is always in August in New York City. See more »


Subway Woman: [to Isabel] You ain't got your own fucking life?
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The producers with to thank The Staff at Blue Rock ... See more »


References All About Eve (1950) See more »


Performed by Hooverphonic
Courtesy of Epic Records and Sony Music Entertainment (Belgium) S.A./N.V.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A fast-paced, intelligent urban drama
20 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

(This is based on a preview screening -- movie may have changed). I went to this not knowing what to expect and came away wanting to see it again. The movie takes place over 24 hours in Manhattan and follows various characters whose lives eventually interconnect. Glenn Close seems to be playing a version of herself -- a NY stage and film actress -- and she's brilliant at it. And there's no Cruella or Stepford Wives mugging: she's real and vulnerable. The surprise, though, is that the younger actors hold their own against her -- James Marsden (it's nice to see him act without those XMen glasses), Elizabeth Banks (who I didn't know but was apparently Jeff Bridges' wife in Seabiscuit) and Jesse Bradford all carve out their own niches in the story. And it's a treat to see cameos by Isabella Rossellini, Rufus Wainwright (musical genius), Thomas Lennon (who is Dingle on Reno 911) and others. A really satisfying film.

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