High Art Poster

Release Date: June 12th, 1998

DVD Release Date: July 27th, 2004

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Syd (Radha Mitchell), a low-level editor at a photography magazine eager to establish herself, discovers her neighbor is the once-celebrated downtown photographer Lucy Berliner (Ally Sheedy). Although Syd lives with her boyfriend (Gabriel Mann), she is drawn to Lucy, who has a volatile relationship with her heroin-addicted girlfriend, Greta (Patricia Clarkson). As Syd starts sleeping with Lucy, she is pulled into a glamorous but dangerous art-world scene, full of drugs and unexpected pleasures.

Cast: Ally Sheedy, Radha Mitchell, Patricia Clarkson, Tammy Grimes, Gabriel Mann, Bill Sage, Anh Duong, David Thornton

Director: Lisa Cholodenko

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Love, New York City, Transformation, Girlfriend, Cool, Intense, 1990s

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