Uncertainty (2008)

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A young couple, in love and facing a life-changing decision, find one seemingly ordinary July 4th cleaved in two by the flip of a coin on the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvia Montero
Felix Montero
Greg Montero
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Sofia Luca ...
Beth (as Ana Cruz Kayne)
Mary Sherman
Earl Sherman
Michaela M Hill ...
Jackie (as Michaela Hill)
Tiger ...


A young couple, Kate and Bobby, flip a coin on the Brooklyn bridge to determine the paths their lives take that day, the Fourth of July. The green path takes them to Brooklyn where they spend a quiet day with Kate's family, coming to a better understanding of their status as a couple. The yellow path takes them to Manhattan where they are being chased by a gunman and are in the center of a dangerous crime ring involving large amounts of money. What does the future hold for Kate and Bobby? Written by napierslogs

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The choice is theirs. See more »


Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

4 August 2012 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Fej vagy írás  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$13,075 (USA) (13 November 2009)


$36,230 (USA) (18 December 2009)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The script was written without dialogue. The actors developed all the dialogue with the directors during rehearsals. See more »


[first lines]
Bobby: Is today the day?
Kate: I don't know. Maybe.
Bobby: What's your gut tell you?
Kate: That I'm nauseous.
Bobby: How 'bout less literally...
Kate: I'm afraid of deciding.
Bobby: I'm *not* afraid of either scenario, but it's just - I want this to be something we're doing, not something we're not doing.
Kate: What does *this* mean?
Bobby: This, meaning whatever we decide.
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References Rashomon (1950) See more »


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Written and Performed by Yoan Soriano
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Certainly a waste of time
12 September 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I had a good expectation about this movie. It is a good theme: how a moment in life may define your destiny. Very appealing.

However, the plot goes into 2 different but equally boring directions: a holiday family BBQ filled with drama and a stupid action story apparently written by a 12-year-old kid. What kept me watching this was the refusal to believe that it was only that: I was truly expecting something exceptional to happen. As you may guess, I was frustrated.

Please do not misunderstand me. Actors did a good job, in my humble opinion, and you can really feel NYC streets, which results in a very realistic sensation from both acting and scenario. But the core of the movie -- the story, the plot -- is rotten, and these qualities cannot afford to make a good movie without its support.

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