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The Photographer (2000)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 15 April 2000 (USA)
A Photographer has a single evening to find ten magical photographs or else he stands to lose everything that is important to him.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Max Martin
... Amy
... Greg
... Julie Morris
... Schuyler
... Bartender
... Drunk in Bar
... Butler
... Peter Morgan
... Nelson Stanley
... Marcello
... Romeo
Joseph Mosso ... Officer #1 (as Joe Mosso)
... Camera Salesman
... Maurice (as Mike Shannon)
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A year after becoming the toast of New York City's art scene, photographer Max Martin has lost his ability to take a decent picture. On the night before his make-or-break gallery opening, surrounded by the trappings of success but devoid of inspiration, Max embarks on a bizarre trek through the city in search of ten mysterious photographs that could save his career. Shot in brilliant color and dramatic black and white, first-time director Jeremy Stein's industrial New York City is a wonderland, roamed by witches and magical creatures, where survival hinges on the completion of a simple quest. Accompanied by an unlikely crew of strangers he meets along the way, Max trips through a modern-day Oz and rediscovers the easily forgotten value of seeing magic reflected in everyday life. Written by <stein80@aol.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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15 April 2000 (USA)  »

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O fotografos  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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The photographs seen in the movie are from the series "HOMELESS: Portraits of Americans in Hard Times". They were taken by Howard Schatz. See more »

Quotes

Mira: We're closed.
Romeo: And then she just appeared, as if from a dream.
Mira: Look, I'm sorry, we're closed.
Romeo: Please, we're on a journey!
Mira: What kind of journey?
Romeo: We're looking for something: lost photographs... Cher's involved.
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Midbar Sinai
Performed by Angel Tears
Written by Momi Ochion
Courtesy of LoveCat Music
Published by Big Tiger Music (BMI)
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A Strange Trip to Find Cool Photos
16 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

It's not a great film but it's got a lot of fine moments. The best performance of that whole movie is easily, Maggie Gyllenhaal. She plays this kooky, fortune teller-wannabe who is a neatfreak and likes to broadcast the news while using her feather duster as a microphone. Every scene she's in is worth watching. I recommend to the thousands (and thousands) of Gyllenhaalics.


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