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Edmond (2005)

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A fortune-tellers teasing rumination sends Edmond Burke lurching into New York City's hellish underworld.

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

David Mamet (screenplay), David Mamet (play)
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William H. Macy ... Edmond
Frances Bay ... Fortune Teller
Rebecca Pidgeon ... Wife
Joe Mantegna ... Man in Bar
Denise Richards ... B-Girl
Wendy Thompson Wendy Thompson ... Cocktail Waitress
Vincent Guastaferro ... Club Manager
Bai Ling ... Peep Show Girl
Matt Landers ... Bystander
Dulé Hill ... Sharper
Russell Hornsby ... Shill
Aldis Hodge ... Leafletter
Debi Mazar ... Matron
Mena Suvari ... Whore
Jeffrey Combs ... Desk Clerk
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A man in a suit at a Manhattan firm leaves work on Friday; he looks unhappy. He stops at a fortune teller's for a Tarot reading: "You are not where you belong," she tells him. That evening he quits his marriage and walks the streets of New York, passing from a classy bar to a gentleman's club, then to a high-class bordello, a mugging, a pawnshop, and a diner where someone does listen. He shares his insights with her and later with others. Violence, disappointment, and musings entwine as Edmond loses his moorings while believing he's found them. Where does he belong? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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You are not where you belong. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, strong language, and sexual content including nudity and dialogue | See all certifications »

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Trivia

One of six cinema movie collaborations [to date, October 2015] of actor Joe Mantegna and writer-director David Mamet. The films include Edmond (2005), Redbelt (2008), Lakeboat (2000), Homicide (1991), Things Change (1988) and House of Games (1987). See more »

Goofs

The shots of the basketball game in the bar keep showing the same segment even after many minutes pass during the conversation. You see the same scramble for the ball and the same drive to the basket at least twice. See more »

Quotes

Man in Bar: [while watching a basketball game at a bar] I'll tell you who's got it easy.
Edmond: Who?
Man in Bar: [Gestures to basketball game on TV] The niggers. Sometimes I wish I was a nigger.
Edmond: Sometimes I wish I was too.
Man in Bar: I'd rob a store. I don't blame 'em, I swear to God. Because I want to tell ya, we're bred to do the things that we do.
Edmond: Yes.
Man in Bar: Northern race, one thing, southern race... something else.
[Gestures to basketball game on TV again and starts to light up a cigarette]
Man in Bar: And what they want to do is sit under the tree and...
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Connections

Featured in Every Fear Hides a Wish: The Edmond Diary (2006) See more »

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Rebecca Pidgeon Must Give Mamet Great Head
8 November 2006 | by duggerfred@hotmail.comSee all my reviews

Because she's absolutely the worst actress in show business. Aside from that, this movie looks like something Mamet wrote when he was sixteen years old in film school. You know, back in the days when you still find characters like prostitutes and skid row bums interesting. Macy is all over the place but mostly he plays the same character he does in Fargo, a weasel who does terrible things and then tries to whine his way out. One thing is true. As a hooker comments at one point, he does look like he works out. He's fifty years old above the neck and about thirty below. I saw this movie on a plane coming back from Bejing and I was amazed they'd show something with gay rape, murder, Bi Lings little boobies and multiple use of the "N" word om a commercial flight. Oh, well, at least it killed an hour on a long flight.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2006 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,253, 16 July 2006

Gross USA:

$131,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$243,524
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