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Heights (2005)

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Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.

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Chris Terrio

Writers:

Amy Fox (screenplay), Amy Fox (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chandler Williams ... Juilliard Macbeth
Bess Wohl ... Juilliard Lady Macbeth
Glenn Close ... Diana
Elizabeth Banks ... Isabel
James Marsden ... Jonathan
Jesse Bradford ... Alec
Daniel Neiden Daniel Neiden ... Wedding Rabbi
Thomas Lennon ... Marshall
Matthew Davis ... Mark (as Matt Davis)
John Light ... Peter
Isabella Rossellini ... Liz
Susan Malick ... Rachel
Rachel Siegel Rachel Siegel ... Autograph Seeker
Katie Kreisler ... Helen
Philip Tabor ... Paul
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Storyline

Young and attractive lawyer Jonathan is soon to be married to Isabel but then he meets young actor Alec and they fall in love. Isabel's mother, Diana, finds out the truth about Jonathan who now has to choose between Isabel and Alec, and his choice is ...

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, brief sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Hebrew

Release Date:

15 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aukstumos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,885, 19 June 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,158,405, 25 September 2005
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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The poem that Diana lovingly recites to Isabel when they are sitting on the steps near the end of the movie is from Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee," with Diana substituting "Isabel" for "Annabel." Eight lines are spoken from the poem, but not in order they were written: I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea: But we loved with a love that was more than love - I and my Annabel Lee. For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; And the stars never rise but I feel the bright eyes Of the beautiful Annabel Lee. See more »

Goofs

Correction for Alec and Isabel leaving the building in the beginning of the film. Alec did not came out of a door, he exited the elevator with his dog. See more »

Quotes

Isabel Lee: And I am ashamed too, because the first thing I thought when I just saw you was thank you for my way out.
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The producers with to thank The Staff at Blue Rock ... See more »

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References The Sopranos (1999) See more »

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Juan's Mambo
Performed by Juan Colon
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Why I love independent movies.
23 June 2006 | by jaybobSee all my reviews

Heights is an independent film starring Glenn Close & featuring Up & coming actors from TV & film, Many of who I did not recognize.

We follow a small group of people for one full day,In one way or another they are all connected.

This is an intelligent well written script, very well acted, You (I at least) had a feeling that either I know or would like to know each member of the cast.

There are all sorts of relationships here,including very well handled gay ones.

Being an independent film with no special effects, it did not play in too many theatres. This is one of the tragedies of current film distribution. I saw it on cable TV, . It is available for rent.

I highly recommend this film. You will not be disappointed.

Rating ***1/2 out of 4, 92 points out of 10, IMDb 9 out of 10.


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