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Slo-Mo (2001)

Think New York is tough? Imagine it a hundred times faster. Except for you. Welcome to Slo-Mo. Struggling through a bad case of writer's block, lazy Alex (Simpson) arrives home to find that... See full summary »

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John Krokidas
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Credited cast:
Jimmi Simpson ... Alex
Katherine Moennig ... Raven
Leslie Marotz Leslie Marotz ... Chloe
Raven Snook Raven Snook ... Professor Snook
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark Birch ... Howie
Ned Stresen-Reuter Ned Stresen-Reuter ... Doorman
Aggie Valdez ... Student (narcileptic)
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Think New York is tough? Imagine it a hundred times faster. Except for you. Welcome to Slo-Mo. Struggling through a bad case of writer's block, lazy Alex (Simpson) arrives home to find that his girlfriend Chloe (Marotz) has left him, his apartment is completely empty, and he's still only on the first page of his novel. Feeling like the whole world has left him behind, Alex storms outside to realize that it actually has. The entire city is rushing past him in fast motion. Dodging his way around zooming pedestrians and oncoming taxis, Alex stumbles upon The School for the Motionally Retarded. In class, Alex discovers rebel chick Raven (Moennig) and a group of other down-trodden 'slo-mos' who introduce him to the pleasures of being slow: 'No one asks you for change or directions.' But when Alex returns home to find that Chloe wants him back, he wishes nothing more than to speed back up and leave this slow new world behind. Can Alex climb back up to speed? Will he win back Chloe? Will he ... Written by Anonymous

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'slo' and steady wins the race
25 November 2002 | by jackie-goldberg-1See all my reviews

Stunning work from an extremely talented director. Featuring memorable shots of the World Trade Center, and beautiful views of Manhattan from the back of a double-decker bus, Slo-Mo is a lush, loving presentation of life in NYC. The best domestic soundtrack of the decade counterpoints the rich visuals...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2001 (USA) See more »

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Slow-Mo See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Damn Good Films See more »
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