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Somewhere in the City (1998)

The film portrays life of New York City's Lower East Side inhabitants. Introvert therapist Betty is befriended with Chinese immigrant Lu Lu, leftist radical Che is also Lu Lu's friend. ... See full summary »

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Ramin Niami
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Bernhard ... Betty
Ornella Muti ... Marta
Robert John Burke ... Frankie
Peter Stormare ... Graham
Bai Ling ... Lu Lu
Paul Anthony Stewart ... Che
Bulle Ogier ... Brigitte
Linda Dano ... Television Producer
Bill Sage ... Justin
Steven Schub
Kim Walker ... Molly, Texas Acting Student
John Fugelsang John Fugelsang ... Henry
Robert H. Shapiro Robert H. Shapiro ... Larry
Kelly Dupre Kelly Dupre ... 2-Kool
Jimmy Noonan Jimmy Noonan ... Brain
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Storyline

The film portrays life of New York City's Lower East Side inhabitants. Introvert therapist Betty is befriended with Chinese immigrant Lu Lu, leftist radical Che is also Lu Lu's friend. Italian immigrant and wife of supervisor of building where they all live, Marta, is having an affair with her neighbour Frankie who likes scams. One of his scams goes terribly wrong. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexuality, language and for brief drug use
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Details

Official Sites:

official site | Sideshow Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Em Algum Lugar da Cidade See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,016, 20 September 1998

Gross USA:

$7,016
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Sideshow See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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This downtown New York comedy is surprisingly poignant and moving.
5 July 1999 | by silver-33See all my reviews

The performances from this large cast are a pleasure to watch and the story, while being a comedy, has a lyrical and poignant feeling. So many good actors taking on roles we normally don't see from them. I'm really glad I saw this film.


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