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Queenie in Love (2001)

A quirky, romantic New York comedy about the pursuit of love, life and the right to be yourself.

Director:

Amos Kollek

Writer:

Amos Kollek
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Cast

Credited cast:
Victor Argo ... Horace
Valerie Geffner Valerie Geffner ... Queenie
Louise Lasser ... Martha
Mark Margolis ... Spencer
Austin Pendleton ... Alvin
Joey Dedio ... Chino
Kris Carr Kris Carr ... Tzocki
David Wike ... Skip
Joe Grifasi ... Berthold
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pascale Armand ... Cashier
Itcho Avital Itcho Avital ... Tour Guide
Jon Avner ... Casting Director
Erin Bosse Erin Bosse ... Dominatrix
Aliya Campbell Aliya Campbell ... Receptionist
Jordan Charney ... Father
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Storyline

24 year old Queenie prefers the slums of the East Village in Manhattan to her parents multi-million dollar estate in Westchester. A wacky character who plays pranks on everyone, Queenie works as a social worker with kids while unsuccessfully pursuing an acting career in New York. Horace is a middle-aged ex-cop who lives by himself in the same neighborhood. Having been diagnosed by his doctor as terminal with only a few months to live, Horace starts going to a shrink and tries to find meaning to his life, at which point he meets Queenie, who takes him on a whirlwind of a ride, before they finally, truly find one another. Horace's milieu also includes Martha and Spencer, a married couple of ex-gangsters now living a mundane life supplementing their income by throwing occasional S&M orgies for a few dollars. Queenie's crowd includes Skip, her fiancé, an ambitious Wall Street broker, and her best friend, Tzocki, who is about to be married. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Milosc Queenie See more »

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USA See more »

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Budget:

FRF22,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Duelme, Duelme
Written & Performed by VICTOR ARGO
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A joy to watch
31 January 2006 | by edward-allenSee all my reviews

I stumbled across this film in a hotel room whilst working in France, and was mediately drawn in by it. THe acting of the two lead characters is just great. I believed in them as characters. It was witty, but no comic or showy, it was real but not crude, it was honest but not indulgent.

The New York backdrop gave a real glimpse of what NY life is like, and you felt very much part of the action there.

A great little movie of clashing cultures, double lives and the power of relationships to transform a life.

See it in a hotel near you!


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