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1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
A hit-and-run driver (Zach Braff) causes a pregnant woman (Isabelle Blais) to lose her baby.

Cast: Zach Braff , Isabelle Blais ,

Director: Deborah Chow

Genres: Drama

The High Cost of Living (2010)

Release Date: April 22nd, 2011|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • 60
    Eric Hynes Time Out New York

    Shared tragedy can bind together the most unlikely of people. Movies often make too much of that truism, but surprisingly committed performances from actors like these can still make it feel like something meaningful. show more

  • 80
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Set in a noirish, gleaming Montreal, this handsome, captivating, well-paced and stylish film is fully realized in every aspect. show more

  • 70
    Ernest Hardy L.A. Weekly

    The cast is uniformly good, but Isabelle Blais especially stands out as Natalie. show more

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Zach Braff Talks 'The High Cost of Living'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 22nd, 2011 9:00AM

Last time most of us saw Zach Braff, he was fighting off 'The Ex' and zipping through his final days as a wacky doctor on 'Scrubs.' But now, the actor/filmmaker is getting serious as the lead in...

'The High Cost of Living' According to Director Deborah Chow

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 22nd, 2011 8:00AM

First-time filmmaker Deborah Chow hit the TIFF scene last September with 'The High Cost of Living' -- the story of a pregnant woman (Isabelle Blais) from Montreal who loses her unborn child in a...

Tribeca Films First Five Minutes: 'The High Cost of Living'

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on Apr 15th, 2011 4:00PM

Zach Braff as a drug dealer seems like an unlikely casting choice, but that's exactly what he plays in the Canadian indie film 'The High Cost of Living,' which Moviefone has the exclusive first...

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