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Fort Tilden (2014)

R | | Comedy | 14 August 2015 (USA)
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A comedy about Allie and Harper and their needlessly difficult journey to the beach.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bridey Elliott ... Harper
Clare McNulty ... Allie
Neil Casey ... Ebb
Alysia Reiner ... Cobble Hill Mom
Reggie Watts ... Reggie Watts
Griffin Newman ... Sam
Jeffrey Scaperrotta ... Russ
Peter Vack ... Benji
Mark Wing-Davey Mark Wing-Davey ... Harper's Dad (voice)
Will Hines ... Abusive Cobble Hill Man
Max Jenkins ... Ashley
John Early ... John
Evan Hoyt Thompson ... Grant
Desireé Nash ... Marin
Becky Yamamoto ... Amanda
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Fort Tilden: New York City's secluded seaside nirvana where, like flies to honey, Brooklyn's hip millennial set flocks on sweltering weekend afternoons for unbridled summertime indulgence. Amidst the vexing stagnation of quarter-life crises, Allie (Clare McNulty) struggles to prepare for the Peace Corps, while Harper (Bridey Elliot) awaits checks from her father to fund her artistic dreams. But the two friends quickly shun responsibilities for the day when a pair of good-looking guys invites them along for a carefree Fort Tilden afternoon. As the two young women board their fixed-gear bicycles and embark on a lengthy journey to the beach, they quickly realize that, akin to their confusing, transitioning lives, they neither know where they're going nor how they plan to get there. The debut feature film of directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers - and showcasing the comedic versatility of Clare McNulty and Bridey Elliott as Allie and Harper - "Fort Tilden" is a hilariously ... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language, sexual content, some graphic nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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14 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Οχυρό Τίλντεν See more »

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The trailer shows Allie (played by [Clare McNultythe]) texting, "I'll give you my trust fund if you throw their guitars of the roof", and Harper (played by [Bridey Elliott]) responding with: "I don't feel like being a hero". This only appears in the trailer and not in the movie, that has a different texting "conversation". See more »

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"No kittens were harmed during the making of this film. They enjoyed their time with us." See more »

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References Fruitvale Station (2013) See more »

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Pimpando
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Performed by Lokixximo
Composed by Alexander Moro (ASCAP)
Published by AudioSparx (ASCAP)
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Like "The Warriors", without the physical violence
14 December 2015 | by pivicSee all my reviews

I've seen people hound down this film, trying to say it's a hipster collage. That is untrue; this film is really a quite detailed, funny and critical view of the today of near-teenaged, white, monied persons who are lost in solipsism while being...spoiled brats, would actually be a good generalisation. The two headliners try to get to Fort Tilden by bike, which isn't as easy as it sounds (to them). This is like "The Warriors" without the physical violence. As they make their way they find stuff out about themselves while seemingly learning nothing. It's an epic film, in the true sense of the word. I've also gotta say, the scene where one of the lead characters picks up David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest" and drops it onto a visible part of her apartment to increase her chance of getting laid later as she hopes to drag a guy back to her apartment is brilliant to a DFW geek like myself.


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