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Manhattan Night (2016)

Manhattan Nocturne (original title)
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A reporter becomes involved with a mysterious woman while investigating her late husband's death.

Director:

Brian DeCubellis

Writers:

Brian DeCubellis (screenplay), Colin Harrison (novel)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Adrien Brody ... Porter Wren
Yvonne Strahovski ... Caroline Crowley
Campbell Scott ... Simon Crowley
Jennifer Beals ... Lisa Wren
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raul Aranas Raul Aranas ... Luis
Thomas Bair ... Tommy
Will Beinbrink ... Billy
Steven Berkoff ... Hobbs
Kevin Breznahan ... Ron
Jahni Brown Jahni Brown ... Vernon
Stan Carp ... Mr. Crowley
Oscar J. Castillo ... Caroline's doorman
Allegra Cohen ... Detective
Karin Collison ... Abigail (as Karin de la Penha)
Frank Deal ... Campbell
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Storyline

Based on Colin Harrison's acclaimed novel Manhattan Nocturne (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year), MANHATTAN NIGHT tells the story of Porter Wren (Adrien Brody), a New York City tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy and anything that passes for the truth. At home he is a model family man, devoted to his loving wife (Jennifer Beals). But when a seductive stranger (Yvonne Strahovski) asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon (Campbell Scott), he can't resist. In this modern version of a classic film noir, we follow Porter as he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail - one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life. MANHATTAN NIGHT will be released by Lionsgate Premiere in theaters and On Demand May 20, 2016. Lionsgate Premiere, Grindstone Entertainment Group and 13 Films present in association with Sparkle Roll Media Corporation and Big Indie Pictures a production of Fable... Written by Lionsgate Premiere

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In the city of a billion stories, he risked it all for hers... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Manhattan Night See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Campbell Scott and Jennifer Beals previously starred alongside each other in Roger Dodger (2002). See more »

Goofs

He receives a cell phone call while inside a total metal cage, the bank vault - which would block the signal. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Porter Wren: It's like the old reporter told me on my first day. "It's just one big story, kid. It's just one big story."
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Crazy Credits

Executive Producer - Jackie Chan yet he does not appear listed as part of the production team in the credits listing here at IMDb. See more »

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Young Caroline
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composed and performed by Jay Levine
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Watch it for Adrien Brody
26 June 2016 | by cekadahSee all my reviews

Because Adrien Brody is superb in this movie! Brody plays a writer/investigator for a tabloid publication and he finds himself entwined into a complex mix of thugs, power brokers, prostitution, and murder. Himself and his family become endangered by his investigation but he cannot give up on the clues he uncovers to solve a mysterious murder.

This movie has a particular feel and look to it. Director/writer: Brian DeCubellis has created a film that has his signature on it ... in other words this is his movie. You feel the deceit, the lust, the grim, and ambition in each character. At two hours long some people may loose patients with this story but it's all worth it for the ending because the ending puts a finality to the murder mystery but a new emotional mystery is left unended.

If you like complex mysteries with numerous dead ends for the investigator but the investigator can't give up this is a good choice!


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