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High Art (1998)

R | | Drama, Romance | 12 June 1998 (USA)
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A young female intern at a small magazine company and a drug-addicted lesbian photographer slowly fall in love while exploiting each other to advance their respective careers.

Director:

Lisa Cholodenko

Writer:

Lisa Cholodenko
7 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Radha Mitchell ... Syd
Gabriel Mann ... James
Charis Michelsen ... Debby
David Thornton ... Harry
Anh Duong ... Dominique
Ally Sheedy ... Lucy Berliner
Patricia Clarkson ... Greta
Helen Mendes Helen Mendes ... White Hawk
Bill Sage ... Arnie
Tammy Grimes ... Vera
Cindra Feuer Cindra Feuer ... Delia
Anthony Ruivivar ... Xander
Elaine Tse ... Zoe
Rudolf Martin ... Dieter
Laura Ekstrand Laura Ekstrand ... Waitress
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Storyline

Syd, who lives with her boyfriend James, goes to complain to her neighbor about the leak in the ceiling. Her neigbor is photographer Lucy Berliner and Syd starts to fall in love with her. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

a story of ambition, sacrifice, seduction and other career moves.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, pervasive drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Lisa Cholodenko's first feature-length film. See more »

Quotes

Arnie: I'll wait for you, ladies. Enjoy your fight. I'll be right here when you're done.
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Soundtracks

PH Balanced (For a Lady)
Written by Nathan Larson
Performed by Shudder to Think
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Beautifully sad
30 June 1999 | by MikeK-7See all my reviews

Ally Sheedy hasn't been this good since THE BREAKFAST CLUB, and newcommer Radha Mitchell is also excellent. The photography is so.....raw yet at the same time elegant. The Academy was too chicken to give this any awards, luckily it did well at the Independent Film Festival.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,499, 14 June 1998

Gross USA:

$1,960,216

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,960,216
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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