Quiet City (2007)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  12 March 2007 (USA)
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Jamie is 21. She's from Atlanta. She's come to Brooklyn to visit her friend Samantha, but she can't find her. Jamie meets a stranger named Charlie on the subway and spends 24 hours hanging out with him.


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Jamie is 21. She's from Atlanta. She's come to Brooklyn to visit her friend Samantha, but she can't find her. Jamie tries calling, but Samantha's phone is dead. Jamie meets Charlie when she asks him for directions. Nothing to do and nothing but time leads them to bowls of coleslaw, footraces in the park, art shows, and after parties. Written by Aaron Katz

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Release Date:

12 March 2007 (USA)  »

Box Office


$2,500 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,045 (USA) (31 August 2007)


$15,425 (USA) (28 September 2007)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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The word "like" is spoken 310 times in the movie. See more »


Jamie: Are you fast?
Charlie: Probably.
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Opening Title Drum Solo
Written & Performed by Erin Fisher
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Mood movie
3 August 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Katz's third feature is a rather sweet offering about a boy and girl who meet accidentally and form a close friendship over the space of a weekend. It's best viewed without too many expectations - the rough cinematography and absence of plot will disappoint some film-goers, however both the characters and the performances are convincing and endearing, and the mood is suitably quirky throughout.

Yes, the movie is somewhat self-indulgent; some scenes would have benefited from a trimming-down, yet the narrative flow is unhindered by the slower pace. Although Katz doesn't emerge from 'Quiet City' as a director with an agenda, after his tedious comment on teenage rape, 'Dance Party USA', it's perhaps for the best that he sticks to observational film-making, and leaves social commentary well alone.

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