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Release Date: November 28th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
A deeply troubled young man (Shawn Christensen) and his precocious niece (Fátima Ptacek) bond during a nighttime odyssey through New York City.

Cast: Shawn Christensen, Fátima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Paul Wesley, Ron Perlman, Richard Schiff, Joseph Perrino, Isabelle McNally

Director: Shawn Christensen

Genres: Drama

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Ptacek, as she was in the short, makes a great foil. And the addition of Rossum and Perlman to the cast adds pathos and paranoia, guilt and menace. show more

  • Even at its most compelling, it remains inconsistent and superfluous, a lesson that sometimes a movie can feel more fully formed in 19 minutes rather than 90. show more

  • With nary a likable character in sight until the late arrival of some unearned emotion in the closing scenes, this is a posey, abrasive drama, though one that's stylishly made and acted with more conviction than the script merits. show more

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