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Uncertainty (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 4 August 2012 (Japan)
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A young couple, in love and facing a life-changing decision, find one seemingly ordinary July 4th cleaved in two by the flip of a coin on the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Bobby Thompson
Lynn Collins ... Kate Montero
Assumpta Serna ... Sylvia Montero
Olivia Thirlby ... Sophie Montero
Louis Arcella ... Diego
Nelson Landrieu Nelson Landrieu ... Felix Montero
Manoel Felciano Manoel Felciano ... Greg Montero
Jenn Colella ... Emily
Giana Luca Giana Luca ... Annabelle
Sofia Luca Sofia Luca ... Adelaide
Ana Kayne ... Beth (as Ana Cruz Kayne)
Saidah Arrika Ekulona ... Mary Sherman
Ed Wheeler ... Earl Sherman
Michaela M Hill Michaela M Hill ... Jackie Sherman (as Michaela Hill)
Tiger Tiger ... Tiger
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Storyline

A young couple, Kate and Bobby, flip a coin on the Brooklyn bridge to determine the paths their lives take that day, the Fourth of July. The green path takes them to Brooklyn where they spend a quiet day with Kate's family, coming to a better understanding of their status as a couple. The yellow path takes them to Manhattan where they are being chased by a gunman and are in the center of a dangerous crime ring involving large amounts of money. What does the future hold for Kate and Bobby? Written by napierslogs

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One flip of a coin toss can make your day See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2012 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Fej vagy írás See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,075, 15 November 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$36,230, 20 December 2009
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Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The title of the movie is directly linked to the Uncertainty Principle, which is linked to the overall theme of the movie. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bobby: Is today the day?
Kate: I don't know. Maybe.
Bobby: What's your gut tell you?
Kate: That I'm nauseous.
Bobby: How 'bout less literally...
Kate: I'm afraid of deciding.
Bobby: I'm *not* afraid of either scenario, but it's just - I want this to be something we're doing, not something we're not doing.
Kate: What does *this* mean?
Bobby: This, meaning whatever we decide.
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Connections

References Stray Dog (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

El Testamento
Written by Rafael Escalona
Performed by Louis Arcella
Courtesy of EMLASA
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A unique and intelligent concept
13 December 2009 | by ctg0724See all my reviews

This movie is easily described as cool. You are going to feel somewhat robbed at the end when the idea you are being introduced to is not exactly tied together in the end, but try not to think about that. This movie is clearly experimental. Forget the style and focus on what the movie is saying.

What was the point of the two stories? (those who have not watched the movie yet will understand once you have seen it) One story was a family drama and another was a high energy thriller. Both about them unable to make decisions on life effecting choices. Through both situations we are able to learn about these two people and the difficulties they have trying to behave as one. What results from this is two very believable performances.

These two performers were so good together. Very different Joseph than what we saw in (500) Days of Summer. They behaved like a real couple. You would think they are dating off screen.

The raw style in cinematography surprisingly works well with the melodic musical score. New York City is becoming less of a movie setting, so it is always pleasing to see it still.

Good experimental film. I recommend it.


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