6.0/10
727
16 user 34 critic

The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)

R | | Drama | 11 August 2017 (USA)
Trailer
2:26 | Trailer
Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Popularity
1,549 ( 384)

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Ethan Webb
...
Judith Webb
...
...
George
...
David
...
Barbara
...
Anna
...
Ari
...
Irwin Sanders
...
Uncle Buster
...
Prominent New Yorker
...
Gay Couple
Edit

Storyline

Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

title based on song | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some drug material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 August 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Canción de Nueva York  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$54,458 (USA) (13 August 2017)

Gross:

$163,145 (USA) (20 August 2017)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film has been in development since 2012. On August 25, 2012, it was announced that 500 Days of Summer (2009) Director Marc Webb would direct the film (a little over a month after the release of Webb's previous movie The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)). After which, the film went through various actors and actresses joining then leaving, and different drafts of the script being written, and various of other problems. It was only until they finally cast the film, finished the full script (and the errors within the first draft), Marc Webb finishing The Amazing Spider-Man movies, and his next film Gifted (2017), that the film would finally start shooting. It's been five years since the films announcement, until it released in 2017. See more »


Soundtracks

Visions of Johanna (Alternative Take)
(uncredited)
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The story has depth, poignancy and surprise which will grab hold you and won't let go throughout the film.
1 August 2017 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This movie has some shades of a Woody Allen film in its character studies of people and in capturing the atmosphere of Manhattan. It examines family and sexual relationships between a husband and wife as well as extramarital love and sex. It looks at a young man's struggle with his sexual and romantic feelings. This is a psychological drama that highlights guilt, jealousy and even an important aspect of the oedipal complex. It is complicated and heavy stuff and it all flows from the pen of screenwriter Allen Loeb, who had written several successful movies before this earlier script ultimately came to fruition. This didn't happen until Marc Webb became attached to it as director and a terrific ensemble cast was put together which includes Jeff Bridges, Pierce Brosnan, Cynthia Nixon, Kiersey Clemons and Kate Beckinsale. However, the character who ties the plot together is relative newcomer, Callum Turner, who plays Thomas, the 25-year-old son who ultimately makes deep seated discoveries about himself and each of his parents before he can move on with his life.

This is the type of movie that will capture your attention and make you ponder each character's motivation. The story has depth, poignancy and surprises which will grab hold you and won't let go throughout the film. It certainly kept us thinking and talking as we left the theater. (2017) – Scheduled for release August 11th. FilmRap.net


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?