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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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'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that her husband has a new lover and begins to re-think her life choices and her open marriage. Diana and Isabel's paths cross with Alec, a young actor, and with Peter, a journalist. As the interrelated stories proceed, the connections between the lives of the five characters begin to reveal themselves and their stories unravel. Isabel, Jonathan, Diana, Alec, and Peter must choose what kind of lives they will lead before the sun comes up on the next day. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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

8 December 2005 (Israel)  »

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Co jest grane  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,158,405 (USA) (23 September 2005)
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Mia Farrow was the original choice for Liz, but had to bow out, due to stage commitments. See more »

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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 »

Quotes

[to Alec in his costume for the Fringe Festival]
Laura: What's more appealing, working with Diana Lee or playing the Dragon Wizard?
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The producers with to thank The Staff at Blue Rock ... See more »

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Referenced in 16 Blocks (2006) See more »

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El Divorcio
Performed by Marc Ribot and Cubanos Postizos
Courtesy of Atlantic Records Group
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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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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