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Director:
Writers:
Eleonore Hendricks (co-screenplay)
Joshua Safdie (story)
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Release Date:
3 October 2008 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A curious and lost Eleonore looks for something everywhere, even in the bags of strangers who find themselves sadly smiling only well after she's left their lives. They owe her their thanks. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
5 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
I enjoyed it See more (16 total) »

Cast

 
Batman ... Hello Beautiful / Handsome
Alex Billig ... Trumpet Player
Wayne Chin ... Wayne
Jerry Damons ... Jerry The Cop
Lowell the Dog ... Lowell
John Dwyer ... Drinks For Everybody
The Fly ... Fly
Dawn Glickman ... Dawn
Alex Greenblatt ... Son
Gary Greenblatt ... Father
Eleonore Hendricks ... Eléonore
Francesca LaPrelle ... Mom
Miranda LaPrelle ... Daughter
Astrid Larson ... Astrid
Sam Lisenco
Van Neistat ... Animal Harraser
Eloy Ortega ... Flower / Fruit Stand Attendant
Charlotte Pinson ... Girlfriend

Joshua Safdie ... Josh

Ariel Schulman ... Boyfriend

Andy Spade ... Andy
Bea Spade ... Andy's Daughter Bea
Henry Tejada ... Henry the Doorman
Calvin Wilson ... TA Cashier
Jordan Zaldez ... Jordan The Cop

Directed by
Joshua Safdie 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Eleonore Hendricks  co-screenplay
Joshua Safdie  story & screenplay
Andy Spade  co-story
Anthony Sperduti  co-story

Produced by
Brett Jutkiewicz .... producer
Sam Lisenco .... producer
Casey Neistat .... executive producer
Joshua Safdie .... producer
Zachary Treitz .... producer
 
Original Music by
The Beets 
Alex Billig 
Noah Britton 
Tiny Seas 
 
Cinematography by
Brett Jutkiewicz 
Joshua Safdie 
 
Film Editing by
Brett Jutkiewicz 
Ben Safdie 
Joshua Safdie 
 
Production Design by
Sam Lisenco 
 
Art Direction by
Sam Lisenco 
 
Art Department
Molly McFadden .... props
Ariel Schulman .... assistant art director
Shabd Simon-Alexander .... props
 
Sound Department
Evan Mangiamele .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Safdie .... sound
Zachary Treitz .... sound
Stephen Valand .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Messina .... assistant camera
Zachary Treitz .... assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Eleonore Hendricks .... additional casting
 
Editorial Department
Steven Bodner .... colorist
 
Thanks
Olivier Père .... thanks
 

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Argentina:71 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente) | USA:71 min
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
I enjoyed it, 18 May 2011
Author: aeriexane from United States

I've seen a lot of terrible reviews about this movie, and I don't really understand why. It's not a terrible movie for the masses, it fits a select few tastes.

If you like Sofia Coppola type films, realistic feel without begin reality or a fake documentary, than you will probably like this one. Don't go into it expecting an amazing plot line, and a twist ending, because than you will be disappointed.

I think the cinematography was done beautifully. They got the right, and the wrong angles, in all the right ways. You almost feel as you are following her around and getting a real time look into someone else's life.

I don't want to give too much away, but I would give the movie a chance before you decided to hate it. Watch the trailer - so you get the basic idea of what kind of film it is.

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