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Between Something & Nothing (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama | 11 June 2008 (USA)
With the impressive "Between Something & Nothing," Todd Verow (Vacationland, Bulldog in the Whitehouse) once again revisits his own past, recounting the life of a freshman art school ... See full summary »

Director:

Todd Verow

Writers:

Jim Dwyer (as James Dwyer), Todd Verow
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Swain Tim Swain ... Joe
Gil Bar-Sela Gil Bar-Sela ... Ramon
Amy Dellagiarino ... Meg
Nick Stern Nick Stern ... Mark
David Barrett Graver David Barrett Graver ... Meg's friend (as David Graver)
Alex Morr Alex Morr ... Meg's friend #2
Julia Frey ... Jennifer
Mara Kassin ... Andrea
Mike Guzman Mike Guzman ... Model (as Michael Guzman)
Brenda Crawley Brenda Crawley ... Drawing Teacher
Ariot Myrtaj Ariot Myrtaj ... Tor (as Ari Myrtaj)
Jorge Suquet ... the Hairdresser
Ivan Montoya Ivan Montoya ... Bartender
Brenda Velez Brenda Velez ... Woman Bartender
Mathew Chase Mathew Chase ... Boy at club
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Storyline

With the impressive "Between Something & Nothing," Todd Verow (Vacationland, Bulldog in the Whitehouse) once again revisits his own past, recounting the life of a freshman art school student whose relationship with a mysterious hustler leads him to work the streets himself. Joe arrives at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design and immediately befriends like-minded Jennifer. Together they tackle seemingly endless and outlandish art assignments while also exploring the music and drugs of the local scene. Alone, however, the outwardly innocent Joe secretly pursues local hustler Ramon, finding liberation and inspiration for his artwork while exploring his darker side. It seems that nothing better than hot sex and working the streets for money brings out the true artist in Joe. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Lack of character development
12 May 2013 | by josedavid71See all my reviews

I rarely write reviews but had to add my 2 cents. This movie lacks character development. There is so much going on but it's hard to sympathize or empathize because you don't get an idea of who the characters are. It's hard to relate. Just seem to be dropped in situations and it's like "How'd they get there? Who are they? What are they doing? What's the point?" Even the interaction between the characters is hard to follow. The acting was OK considering it wasn't a major production so I'm sure direction was lacking. Would I watch this again or recommend it...probably not. Although I have seen far worse in my day for sure. For the 1 hour 45 minutes it lasted I'm sure a lot more could've been done.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Between Something and Nothing See more »

Filming Locations:

Providence, Rhode Island, USA See more »

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Bangor Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(director's cut)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.70 : 1
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