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Heights (2005)

R | | Drama, Romance | 15 July 2005 (USA)
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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.

Director:

Chris Terrio

Writers:

Amy Fox (screenplay), Amy Fox (play) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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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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

When Alec is getting ready to come up to the building roof top to meet Jonathan, he grabbed a bottle of white wine with a golden colour seal. When Alec is on the roof top the bottle is of a red wine with a dark colour seal. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy: Peter.
Peter: Um... Jeremy.
Jeremy: So how many people are on this list?
Peter: There are a number of names...
Jeremy: Lemme see it. If the man believed in privacy you wouldn't be here.
Peter: Are you allowed to smoke in here?
Jeremy: [takes a drag] No. So are you and he...? 'Cause I know Benjamin. Could this be the new "Peter Period"? Look, you don't have to tell me anything, but the man's a sick fuck to send you out on an errand like this.
Peter: I thought it might be a laugh, actually, but...
Jeremy: But.
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The producers with to thank The Staff at Blue Rock ... See more »

Connections

References The Sopranos (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

King of Snake (Fatboy Slim Remix)
Performed by Underworld
Published by Smith Hyde Productions
Admin. By Chrysalis Songs (BMI)/Sony/ATV Songs LLC
alb/o Sherlock Holmes Music Ltd. (BMI)
Courtesy of V2 Records, Inc
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A thoughtful story about desperation
13 February 2006 | by m_bakerSee all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this film. I had heard so much about it online and from friends, so I finally watched it the other night. I was very impressed. It's so nice to see Glenn Close back in the limelight this past year. She is one of the best. Ms. Close was also the perfect actor to play the role of Diana Lee. She brought veracity, desperation, and charm to a character that may have otherwise been easily disliked. Desperation can be a truly likable quality in a film's character. Each one of the characters in this story had a quiet desperation about them. Desperation and denial. Key aspects of all human lives. I challenge anyone to tell me these were not realistic characters. The story itself or the situations they were put into, maybe not. You have a famed actress who has everything except a stable relationship with her husband, a struggling photo journalist slowly realizing her life isn't a perfect as it seems, a youthful lawyer seeking the perfect way to forget himself, and a young actor needing more than just a steady gig onstage. I highly recommend this film. You'll come away feeling something, and that is the most important thing.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Hebrew

Release Date:

15 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Heights See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,885, 19 June 2005

Gross USA:

$1,160,817

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,306,281
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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