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R| 1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
Tonya Neeley (Viola Davis), a resident of one of her city's most crime-ridden housing projects, circulates a petition to get the complex torn down and replaced with better housing. The worlds of the poor and the privileged collide when she decides that the signature she needs most is that of the project's original designer, wealthy Leo Waters (Anthony LaPaglia).

Cast: Anthony LaPaglia , Viola Davis , Isabella Rossellini , Hayden Panettiere , Sebastian Stan , Paul James , Serena Reeder , Malcolm Goodwin

Director: Matt Tauber

Genres: Drama

The Architect (2006)

Release Date: December 8th, 2006|1 hr. 21 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Still feels stagebound, inert when it needs to be cinematic. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There are too many characters undergoing life changes in the story for each to be properly developed in an 82-minute movie. But for the most part, the actors get the work done. show more

  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    While it provides a sometimes thoughtful examination of modern sociological issues, The Architect unfortunately succumbs to melodrama in its depiction of its troubled characters. show more

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