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Sudden Manhattan (1996)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 7 March 1997 (USA)
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Donna witnesses identical murders on the same street on different days. Is this a supernatural conspiracy or is she merely cracking up?

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Adrienne Shelly

Writer:

Adrienne Shelly
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrienne Shelly ... Donna
Tim Guinee ... Adam
Roger Rees ... Murphy
Louise Lasser ... Dominga
Hynden Walch ... Georgie
Jon Sklaroff ... Alex
Paul Cassell ... Ian
Chuck Montgomery ... Bearded Man
Dave Simonds ... Roses Man
Melinda Wade ... Roses Woman
Pamela Gray ... Bagel Business Woman
Brian Quirk Brian Quirk ... Playwright
C.C. Loveheart C.C. Loveheart ... Waitress
Shirl Bernheim Shirl Bernheim ... Old Lady #1
Elizabeth Newett Elizabeth Newett ... Old Lady #2
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Donna witnesses identical murders on the same street on different days. Is this a supernatural conspiracy or is she merely cracking up? Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Subitamente Manhattan See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Phaedra Cinema See more »
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Color
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Adam: You seem pretty sane to me.
Donna: And yet here I am, walking next to you.
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A female Rob Reiner
9 December 2012 | by nuntukamenSee all my reviews

This movie was a little slow in getting to used to, very funny, but spaced zany humor, but by the time it got to the last scene with The Bearded Man in his apartment, I was falling on the floor. A serial killer of 28 people and a large Great Dane, not a cute little dog, The Bearded Man scenes are worthy of any young or early Reiner-Allen-Brooks (Mel or Albert) effort I've seen. Never to be confused with an academy award level film, it nonetheless is definitely worth a watch, and Adrienne Shelley as the actress/writer/director hits a home run and not just a triple. One of my favorite exchanges in the film is her boyfriend coming across her in disguise, as she is across the street from where she has witness two murders. "What are you doing here?" he asks. "I'm investigating," she replies. "Shouldn't you leave that to the police?" he responds. "This is New York City, Adam; you know we don't have any real police." A very well written effort by a true comedic talent.


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