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The Architect (2006)

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An architect engages in conflict with an activist who lives in a dangerous complex the architect designed.

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Matt Tauber

Writers:

David Greig (based on the play by), Matt Tauber
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony LaPaglia ... Leo Waters
Viola Davis ... Tonya Neely
Isabella Rossellini ... Julia Waters
Hayden Panettiere ... Christina Waters
Sebastian Stan ... Martin Waters
Paul James ... Shawn
Serena Reeder ... Cammie Neely
Walton Goggins ... Joe
Malcolm Goodwin ... Big Tim
Marsha Stephanie Blake ... Missy Neeley
Lauren Hodges ... Jill
Duane McLaughlin ... Josh Freeman
Julius Tennon ... Arthur Freeman
Eisa Davis ... Linda Freeman
James O'Toole ... Kenny
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Storyline

Architect Leo Waters' marriage is in trouble, his wife Julia unhappy. Their son Martin drops out of college; he's home, adrift and out of sorts with Leo. Daughter Christina has entered her mid-teens with a new body and new feelings. Enter Tonya Neely, a community organizer who lives in high-rise public housing Leo designed years' before. The residents want the projects razed; she comes to Leo asking him to sign her petition. He's put off; Julia supports Tonya. Martin goes to see for himself and begins a friendship with homo-erotic potential. In the meantime, Christina puts herself at risk seeking affirmation. High pitched emotions and high-rise apartments: what will collapse first? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Sometimes You Need to Tear Down to Build Up

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Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

All Fall Down See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,032, 3 December 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,644, 17 December 2006
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Hayden Panettiere, Christina Waters' first appearance in the movie was her favorite scene to film because - unlike Christina - she *always* feels confident and comfortable in a bathing suit. See more »

Goofs

The letter (shown on screen) from the Illinois Housing Development Authority to Tonya Neely contains several mistakes. Those mistakes include the misspelling of Neely (in credits) as Neeley (on the letter); the misspelling of Governor (correct, three times below) as Governer (incorrect once, at the top); repeating the first paragraph, in full, as the third paragraph of the letter; referring to the Illinois Housing Development Authority (header/logo) as the Illinois Department of Housing Development Authority (first time typed, under the first/fictional governor's name); using a fictional governor's name once (Roger Finkin), the first time the governor's name is typed, at the top, and using the then actual governor's name (Rod R. Blagojevich) three other times when typed below, and a fourth time when signed. See more »

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9 June 2012 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

too much. too strange. a lot of questions, each important, each profound, cruel and delicate in a huge ball. a cast in a kind of movie-play in which only form of survive is science to use a mask. marriage crisis, coming up of a young man among shadows, a wife like a Bergman character if she is not a zombie, a daughter in search of something , an activist like Don Quijote without money for psychoanalyst, a father face to face with his past errors. the sin of movie - use of very good actors in a chaotic experiment.or ambition to say all without basic rules. it may be modern art. if it is a picture. but it is only a poor movie. beautiful as intention. not very seductive as final work.


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