MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,720 this week

Night Has Settled (2014)

 |  Drama  |  1 February 2014 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 206 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 9 critic

In 1983, Oliver Nicholas, at thirteen, is well-poised to enter the precocious teenage world of first-sex, vodka and possible-love in New York City when he is traumatized by the stroke of ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 160 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 
a list of 1035 titles
created 02 Oct 2012
 
a list of 180 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 240 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 122 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Night Has Settled (2014)

Night Has Settled (2014) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Night Has Settled.
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

South of the Moon is the story of a young boy and his uncle, one dealing with the complexity and confusion of adolescence, the other with the pain and torment of regret. It is the story of ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio DiVerdis
Stars: John Ralston, Jake McLeod, Moya O'Connell
Ironsides (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A 1975 summer vacation becomes a battle for two boys who each strive to make their fathers proud... one by fighting, the other by seeking peace.

Director: Joel A. Greenberg
Stars: Toliver Crisp, Dean Ricca, Dalton Koike
Foreclosure (2014)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The story of a broken family striving to stay together while a curse and the ghosts of a haunted house try to tear them apart.

Director: Richard Ledes
Stars: Michael Imperioli, Wendell Pierce, David Costabile
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Three family members each learn the cruelties of love and sexuality.

Director: Matthew Petock
Stars: Sayra Player, Parker Lutz, Eric Baskerville
Khephir (2010)
Short | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Tim is a hungry little boy during the depression era. He suffers from his unemployed violent father and wishes to have a better one. One day he meets Khephir who gives him a shiny blue beetle bug which can eats his father's bad soul....

Director: Yohko Verlato
Stars: Ryan Jones, Ryan Jones, Elizabeth Bove
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

David Conrad is a college professor and sometimes philanderer raising three children in a small Kansas suburb with his wife Kelly. When sudden tragedy strikes the family in the days before ... See full summary »

Director: Blake Robbins
Stars: Blake Robbins, Laura Kirk, Matthew Del Negro
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When his self-reliant mother dies unexpectedly, Atticus flees deep into the forests surrounding his Catskills home. Wandering the woods in shock, relying on what meager food and shelter he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Gilroy
Stars: Lili Taylor, Silas Yelich, Maggie Low
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A con artist moves her son to a conservative neighborhood in Oklahoma in an effort to build a better future, but it doesn't take long for her past to catch up with her, and for her son's behavior to cause problems of its own.

Director: Famke Janssen
Stars: Milla Jovovich, Bill Pullman, Marcia Cross
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape.

Director: María Novaro
Stars: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Tiaré Scanda, Jesús Ochoa
The Outlaw (2010)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A chronicle of the life of Lope de Vega, the Spanish playwright who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of theater.

Director: Andrucha Waddington
Stars: Alberto Ammann, Leonor Watling, Pilar López de Ayala
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The relationship between a young boy and girl brought together by their love of sci-fi.

Director: Andy Dodd
Stars: James George Ford, Adam Giblin, Claire Hickman
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

In another lifetime, a Spanish couple takes drugs and teleports through their television set. A troubled young man travels through the countryside and meets a lost woman. During the trip, ... See full summary »

Director: Raya Martin
Stars: Andrés Gertrúdix, Pilar López de Ayala
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Oliver Nicholas
...
Luna Nicholas
...
Aida
...
Valerio
...
Adriana Nicholas
...
Nick
...
Lila
...
Annabel
...
Steve Axelrod ...
Mr. Witness
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Tessa
Andrea 'Pain' Messier Cuomo ...
...
Guest
...
Mr. Bryan
...
Kimo
Edit

Storyline

In 1983, Oliver Nicholas, at thirteen, is well-poised to enter the precocious teenage world of first-sex, vodka and possible-love in New York City when he is traumatized by the stroke of his housekeeper (and only true maternal figure), a sixty-five-year-old Chilean woman named Aida. What was supposed to be an exhilarating and somewhat fearful rite of passage - diving into the exciting, fast-paced world of first experiences - quickly becomes skewed by an incomprehensible depression, and a house of interior horrors. Surrounded by women - his untraditional, Spanish, photographer mother (more interested in the role of confidante than mother) his sister, a comedic, door-slamming tormentor, marked by her parent's divorce; and Aida, his silver-haired emotional focal point on the verge of death in Lenox Hill Hospital - Oliver struggles to maintain his role as "man of the house" and his sanity. With his best friends, Valerio, a chain-smoking, nunchucking, grandiose artist; and Nick, a cynical,... Written by SC

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 February 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spaz  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"Did you have to wear leather pants on parents' night?"
4 May 2015 | by (UWS, NYC, USA) – See all my reviews

Don't much care for the clunky title, but we really loved this touching film memoir, set on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 1983. Thirteen-year-old Oliver has a jokey, extremely casual relationship with his bohemian mother, Luna (Spanish actress Pilar López de Ayala), and a deeper bond with the family's Chilean housekeeper, Aida (Mexican actress Adriana Barraza). When Aida falls ill, the family's thrown into chaos; Oliver's emotional meltdown is beautifully (and almost wordlessly) dramatized. W/d Steve Clark's naturalistic portrait of a pack of privileged kids in the year of David Bowie's "Let's Dance" also seems spot on—the boys acting tough and striking cool poses, the girls joining avidly in the boys' smutty talk, no parents in sight except the ultra-permissive Luna. We'd just watched the smirky Oscar winner, "Birdman," on Blu-ray; this modest film restored our faith in filmmaking as art and communication.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
where I can find the dvd of this amazing movie? levaablem
Too bad this film has has an unmemorable title cdn_moviefan
Migraines otakucode
Discuss Night Has Settled (2014) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?