A singer in New York City gets a grim diagnosis that puts her life and dreams into perspective.


Fabien Constant


Laura Eason





Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Vivienne
Simon Baker ... Nick
Gus Birney ... Lucie
Jacqueline Bisset ... Jeanne
Common ... Ben
Taylor Kinney ... Jordan
Mary Beth Peil ... Doctor Marianna Holt
Phillipa Soo ... Oona
Renée Zellweger ... Tessa
Waleed Zuaiter ... Sami
Niré Alldai Niré Alldai ... Shop Owner
Bartley Booz ... Waiter
Natalie Carter ... Daughter
Helga Davis Helga Davis ... Helga Davis
Michael DeRosa Michael DeRosa ... Ice Cream Vendor


Approximately twenty-four hours, from morning to morning, in the life of New York City based jazz singer Vivienne Carala is presented. On this day, she has a rehearsal in preparation for a weekend gig starting tomorrow celebrating her twenty-fifth anniversary of performing at Birdland - the rehearsal where she knows she will see Jordan, her drummer with who she has a casual sexual relationship - followed by an interview largely to promote her latest album. Beyond these two items, she will try to fill her day without going home knowing that her overbearing French mother, Jeanne, has made another of her unexpected visits. This day is upended in its front side by a medical appointment she has told no one about, let alone her exasperated manager Ben in she being late for the rehearsal because of it, at which she receives the news of a terminal brain tumor diagnosis - the head pain symptoms which she had long ignored in being too busy to deal with it - with the best case scenario being a ... Written by Huggo

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Simon Baker previously played a character called Nick on the television series The Guardian (2001). See more »


When Viv goes into the bar for Tessa's party a guy looks at a wine bottle and asks her if she would like some Chablis, and then pours RED wine from the bottle. See more »


Ben: Hey! If they find you using that room, they're gonna charge me. So either get going or give 'em a credit card number.
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I Think We're Alone Now
Written by Ritchie Cordell
Performed by Sarah Jessica Parker
Arranged by Amie Doherty
Produced by Scott Wittman & Amie Doherty
Recording engineer: Benjamin Bonnema
Published by EMI Longitude Music
[Played over the end credits]
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9 November 2018 | by darrenwombleSee all my reviews

This movie had a good cast , but that is the only good thing I can say about it, It is just dull , tedious , boring . I stuck with it until the end, but was sorely tempted to give up on it by the half way mark.

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9 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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