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Escape Artists (2005)

East Village, NYC, 1990. Gabriel Grey, celebrity illusionist and modern-day Houdini, abandons his fame and holes up in a dilapidated squat with Billy Bane, a guttersnipe daredevil. Together... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Laurence

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tatiana Abbey Tatiana Abbey ... Magalie
Abariss Culjak Abariss Culjak ... Punk
Alene Dawson Alene Dawson ... Dixon St. James
George Demas George Demas ... Luther
Peter Dinklage ... Mr. Duff
Lee Dobson Lee Dobson ... Mr. Carter
Donna Germain Donna Germain ... Welfare Arbitrater
Josh Hamilton ... Billy Bane
Nina Hellman ... Chloe
Kevin Kuhlke Kevin Kuhlke ... Tough Guy in Bar
Michael Laurence ... Gabriel Grey
Jesse McKinley Jesse McKinley ... Welfare lawyer
Edgar Oliver Edgar Oliver ... Edgar Gottlieb
Marc Palmieri ... Hustler
Eric Roemele Eric Roemele ... Punk
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Storyline

East Village, NYC, 1990. Gabriel Grey, celebrity illusionist and modern-day Houdini, abandons his fame and holes up in a dilapidated squat with Billy Bane, a guttersnipe daredevil. Together they hustle a living by performing escape stunts in back alleys and underground fetish clubs. Sleepless and broken-hearted, Gabriel chases oblivion with drink and sexual intrigues. And Billy finds himself stalked by a lonely 8th Avenue peepshow girl who just might save him from himself. Written by Michael Laurence

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One haunted city. Two haunted hearts.

Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Glass Eye Pix See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film is loosely inspired by Soren Kierkegaard's "Either/Or." See more »

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Original paintings by Helen Oliver Adelson and John Jacob Stanley See more »

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