Scored much in the style of milk and taking woodstock, this quaint, beautiful little score tugs at the heart strings as well as tickles the funny bone. Scott green g us van sant, so revered for artfilm works such as elephant, last days and gerry, makes one of his periodic returns to the mainstream with this horrifically. There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including the raven. Wasikowska delivers a respectable performance that attempts to stay true to the tone of the film without completely surrendering in its tedious indulgences. Lala land records and sony pictures entertainment present the world premiere release of danny elfmans score to the 2011 gus van sant dark quirky romantic drama restless. Everything you need to know about restless movie 2011. Restless city tells the story of an africa immigrant surviving on the fringes of new york city where music is his passion, life is a hustle, and falling in love is his greatest risk. Enjoy a rich lineup of tv shows and movies included with your prime membership. Judy garland had already starred as esther blodgett in a radio adaptation of a star is born in 1942, and had reportedly proposed the idea of movie remake late in her mgm tenure to studio boss. In the case of gus van santhelmed restless, the result is the film equivalent of an olympic ski race. Restless city 2011 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It premiered on january 23, 2011, at the 2011 sundance film festival. Restless on dvd january 24, 2012 starring mia wasikowska, henry lee hopper, jane adams, schuyler fisk. Financial analysis of restless 2011 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability.
At times, restless city resembles other films, such as breathless and mona. Park city a stunning slant on the horatio alger myth, restless city focuses on djibril, an immigrant from senegal. In 1976, an elderly and paranoid spy recalls how she was sent to the usa before world war two as an agentprovocateur and how the betrayal that has haunted her ever since needs revenge in the present. Were it not for a screenplay thats a little too onthenose hirsohis lines, especially and the somewhat heavyhanded soundtrack, restless would be a stronger movie. Restless is a 2011 american romantic drama film directed by gus van sant and written by jason lew. The restless 2000 a notorious womanizer mikko nousiainen tries to have a longterm relationship but has an affair with two of his lovers laura malmivaara friends. Its the story of a terminally ill teenage girl falls for a boy who likes. In 1975, he won the pulitzer prize for distinguished criticism. Thanks to these two, the emotions behind the movie feel true and relatable. Restless city tells the tale of a young senegalese immigrant living day by day in new york city experiencing hardship and occasional pleasure along the way. Restless is the story of eva delectorskaya and the consequences of her career as. Gussenhoven and stars sy alassane, sky nicole grey, tony okungbowa and babs olusanmonkun. His latest film is restless, starring mia wasikowska and henry hopper as a pair of kids who are obsessed with death. In theaters beginning april 27 from affrm, restless city tells the story of a young man surviving on the fringes of new york city where music is his passion, life is a.
Directed by gus van sant, one of the most astute observers of people living life on the edge, comes a take on friendship and young. The film tells the story of djibril, a senegalese immigrant surviving on the fringes of new york city. It shows how new yorks perpetual struggles for power, wealth, and status exemplify the vigor, creativity, resilience, and influence of the nations premier urban center. Some of the scenes filmed were hard to decipher due to the way the film was shot and left me confused. Shot in portland, oregon, united states, and produced by bryce dallas howard, ron howard and brian grazer for sony pictures classics and imagine entertainment, it was released on september 16, 2011. Henry hopper plays enoch brae, a troubled teen who has taken to spectating at strangers funerals. Tells the story of an african immigrant surviving on the fringes of new york city where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk. Annabel cotton mia wasikowska is a beautiful and charming terminal cancer patient with a deep felt love of life and the natural world. Restless city is a stunning look at new yorks west african immigrant community.
Overview of restless city, 2011, directed by andrew dosunmu, with sy alassane, sky grey, danai gurira, at turner classic movies. That, in a nutshell is the perilous plotline of restless city, a superrealistic, sliceoflife saga marking the directorial debut of andrew dosunmu. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Restless 2011 rated pg for thematic elements and brief sensuality 91 minutes cast. For 2011, tiff has included over 200 feature films, including new works from george clooney, bennett. Restless city is a 2011 independent drama film directed by andrew dosunmu. December 1 restless is a sensitive teenage consideration of death that every parent and geny pundit would do well to consider.
Restless city camerascoured manhattan wouldnt seem to have many secrets left, but the extraordinarily beautiful restless city achieves revelation on two tiers. Eric roberts joining the cast of the young and the restless. The films lyrical visual emblem is the image of djbril, a young west african of princely cheekbones and omnipresent sunglasses, floating toward. Synopsis an african immigrant survives on the fringes of new york city. He dreams of being a musician but ekes out a living selling cds on the street. The young and the restless 1 hours and 00 minutes tv series 1973 set in genoa city, wisconsin, the young and the restless is the thirtyyearold soap that centres on the saga between two wealthy families the newmans and the abbotts in. This 2011 sundance film festival official selection is an intense twist on the american dream which vividly captures the pulsating dynamic of new york citys. The updated second edition includes nineteen images and. Everything you need to know about restless city movie 2012. A filmmaker, his girlfriend, his female colleague, and their rich producer are to spend a weekend making a documentary within an isolated haunted cottage in wales. Restless city was released in 2012 on friday, april 27, 2012 in limited movie theaters. Music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk. The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a japanese kamikaze pilot from wwii. It shows how new yorks perpetual struggles for power, wealth, and status exemplify the vigor, creativity, resilience, and influence of.
His parents have died years earlier in a tragic car accident. Where maude was determined to commit suicide on her 80th birthday, annabels ticket out is a terminal brain tumor. This film is not currently playing on mubi but 30 other great films are. Restless city 22nd cascade festival of african films. This film is the first time a bed scene actually made me cry a little.
Pic is at once romantic comedy, weeper, drama, comingof. Restless substitutes a relentlessly perky adolescent named annabel mia wasikowska for ruth gordons sassy septuagenarian maude. In the film, two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and lasting love. Any picture that tries to be all things to all people is in for tough sledding. The overall effect of the film is very memorable and familiar to almost anyone. Also, the film could have used some grit to ground it. The restless city is a short, readable history of new york city, from colonial times to the present, showing how the successes and struggles of the city reinforced each other to create a distinctly dynamic, shocking, and therefore influential city. We suspected as much from the coverage at cannes and our inhouse appraisal of the internet trailer. Most similar movies to restless city the list contains related movies ordered by similarity.
Expand your home video library from a huge online selection of movies at. The 54yearold actor will make his first appearance on the cbs soap july 12. Roger ebert was the film critic of the chicago suntimes from 1967 until his death in 20. Enoch brae henry hopper is a young man who has dropped. A short history of new york from colonial times to the present is a short, lively history of the worlds most exciting and diverse metropolis. New york has always been a bellwether for the nation, representing both its brightest ambitions and its darkest fears. A powerful and emotional coming of age story, this remarkable tale is told with honesty and originality that will leave audiences moved.627 484 1060 1024 30 362 751 1366 8 210 191 793 582 251 863 48 5 664 6 1328 951 157 1165 1366 484 941 1002 500 136 1131 1550 1215 253 226 846 443 274 1486 756 1407 1448 949