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Apartment 12 (2000)

Life/Drawing (original title)
R | | Comedy, Romance | 2005 (USA)
An L.A. artist suddenly finds his life upside down when his art show is canceled and his model girlfriend leaves him.


Dan Bootzin
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Ruffalo ... Alex
Beth Ulrich Beth Ulrich ... Lori
Alan Gelfant ... Ray
Manuel Cabral Manuel Cabral ... Loverboy
Mary Coleston Mary Coleston ... Sylvia
Krystina Carson Krystina Carson ... Darlene (Parrot Girl)
Michael J. Saul ... Gallery Owner
Rick Peters ... Lori's Bad Date
Timothy McNeil ... Alex's Boss (as Tim McNeil)
Ralph Rangel Ralph Rangel ... Alex's Co-Worker
Geoffrey Hughes Geoffrey Hughes ... Marco
Laurel Green ... Coyote Date
Sheri Bagley Sheri Bagley ... Ilene
Thea Constantine Thea Constantine ... Linda
Don Deforest Paul Don Deforest Paul ... Cop (as Don Paul)


A Los Angeles artist with everything seemingly going for him, suddenly finds a change in his life, when an art curator cancels his upcoming one-man show. His model girlfriend immediately leaves him. Forced to move back to his old job at a pizza parlor, and into a rundown tenement, where several oddballs wander the hall, including a lonely middle aged woman, who makes Spam casseroles for all the bachelors, a daffy prostitute, and a Spanish Don Juan, who wanders the halls in his bathrobe. Then, a young Colorado woman moves across the hall and things look up, until he learns that she has a total backwoods quality that he doesn't know how to handle. When he dumps her, the whole building turns on him. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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When the girl next door... moves across the hall.


Comedy | Romance

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An indie romantic comedy that's a cut above
26 April 2003 | by tomtomwwwSee all my reviews

The downside is that this is pretty much another indie romantic comedy about a backed-up artist who meets a girl and just can't quite get his act together.

The upside is that it's at times very funny, with quirky, well-drawn characters and terrific performances, particularly by a pre-"You Can Count on Me" Mark Ruffalo.

On the whole, it's worth checking out.

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