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Shelter (2014)

TV-MA | | Drama | 11 December 2015 (UK)
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Hannah and Tahir fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to build a future.

Director:

Paul Bettany

Writer:

Paul Bettany (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Adolfo Mendez-Nouel Adolfo Mendez-Nouel ... Corrections Officer
Anthony Mackie ... Tahir
Kevin Hoffman ... Brendan
Teddy Cañez ... Station Officer
Steve Cirbus ... Jerry
Alok Tewari ... Abdul
Haythem Noor Haythem Noor ... Man at Mosque
Jennifer Connelly ... Hannah
Wilson Montuori Wilson Montuori ... Guitarist
Jean-François Ogoubiyi ... French Guy 1
Laurent Caillat Laurent Caillat ... French Guy 2
J.D. Williams ... Drug Dealer
Bruce Altman ... Peter
Susanna Guzman ... Housekeeper
Rob Morgan ... Franklin
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Hannah and Tahir fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to build a future.

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Trivia

Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly's apartment was in front of a homeless couple that disappeared after Hurricane Sandy. The film is dedicated to them. See more »

Goofs

When Tahir pulls Hannah off the fence on the bridge and they both struggle on the ground, in the far away shot his arm is around her neck, but in the next instant in the closeup shot his arm is around her chest/torso. See more »


Soundtracks

No Todos Somos Iguales
Written by Suarez Sian and Amilcar Glen
Performed by Amilcar Suàrez
Courtesy of Chicago Music Library, LLC
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Unexpected
20 September 2014 | by chungs69See all my reviews

This is Paul Bettany's debut as a director and a writer and what a debut. This movie captures one's attention from the very beginning. The movie has many twists and turns while telling a story about an ignored group of people in today's society. It plays on the emotions of the audience from high to low. Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie display good screen chemistry and play off each other really well throughout the movie. Jennifer Connelly was really believable and this is perhaps her best role to date. Anthony Mackie is equally mesmerizing in his performance. This is a well written and directed movie with wonderful acting. I would recommend this as a must see.


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Release Date:

11 December 2015 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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