Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.

Director:

Greg Harrison

Writer:

Benjamin Brand
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Complete credited cast:
Courteney Cox ... Sophie Jacobs
James Le Gros ... Hugh
Dori Mizrahi Dori Mizrahi ... Adnan
Amir Talai ... George
Matthew Carey ... Shooter
Nora Dunn ... Dr. Fayn
Brittany Ishibashi ... Lim
Constance Hsu Constance Hsu ... Wei
Anne Archer ... Carol Jacobs
Nick Offerman ... Officer Roberts
Michael Ealy ... Jesse
Robert Wu ... Juhn
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Storyline

When her boyfriend is shot to death in a robbery, LA photographer Sopie Jacobs tries her hardest to put the event behind her. But as she struggles to get over the murder, Sophie's life begins to change, leaving her clueless as to what's coming. But worst of all, the line between reality and fantasy is beginning to shatter. Written by Michelle Piekarus

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The truth lies outside the frame.


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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the same year, Michael Ealy co-starred in Never Die Alone with Courteney Cox's ex-husband David Arquette. See more »

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Special thanks to ... The Brand Family ... See more »

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This Town
Performed by Red Smoke
Written by Lew Baldwin
Guest vocals by Clark S. Nova
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Contradictory Fortune Cookies
8 August 2005 | by ferguson-6See all my reviews

Greetings again from the darkness. Although I never got the "Friends" fascination, I have always thought Courtney Cox has potential as a movie actress. On this one point, I believe "November" succeeds. She does have a nice screen presence, even when made out to be frumpy, deceitful and purposefully confusing.

This mess of a movie is presented by two relative new comers to the movie biz, director Greg Harrison and writer Benjamin Brand. Both may have something to offer, but it definitely is not on display here. The movie bills itself as a psychological thriller, but the best of these are smart, exciting and intense. This one is only intense for the viewer as we try to assemble the mish-mash of pieces. The M Night Shyamalan wanna-bes use Courtney's photos as clues to what really happened at the crime scene. The use of color change (Courtney's hand bag) and lens focus are also supposed to "assist" us with the timeline and understanding the real story. As the detective says in one scene, "it is too artsy for its own good".

The twists on the Anne Archer (as Courtney's mom) scene are fun to watch, James LeGros is capable as the murdered boyfriend, and the supporting cast is fine, but what kills this one is the failed presentation. I always admire filmmakers who will take a risk (there aren't enough of them), but this one proves there is little uglier than when that risk fails.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

November See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,813, 24 July 2005

Gross USA:

$192,186

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$192,186
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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