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New York at the Movies (2002)

Meryl Streep conducts us to a trip to New York City as presented in many films during the 20th Century, and how its cultural importance and impact are important to viewers. With a ... See full summary »

Director:

Nick Davis

Writer:

Rose Ganguzza (creator)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Meryl Streep ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lauren Bacall ... Herself
Peter Bogdanovich ... Himself
Richard Brown Richard Brown ... Himself
Edward Burns ... Himself
Nora Ephron ... Herself
Spike Lee ... Himself
Sidney Lumet ... Himself
Paul Mazursky ... Himself
Liza Minnelli ... Herself
Tim Robbins ... Himself
James Sanders James Sanders ... Himself
Martin Scorsese ... Himself
Pat Scott Pat Scott ... Herself (as Patricia Reed-Scott)
John Turturro ... Himself
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Meryl Streep conducts us to a trip to New York City as presented in many films during the 20th Century, and how its cultural importance and impact are important to viewers. With a comprehensive gathering of clips from films between 1910's and 1990's, the documentary presents the mandatory classic films that presented the city and its multiple cultural variations, situations and the great stories filmed there. Actors and directors also discuss how they view the city in reality and also through the pictures. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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Taglines:

You can't fake New York!

Genres:

Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

New York a filmvásznon See more »

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Stereo
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it had too many films mentioned
4 September 2004 | by taouimSee all my reviews

it was to hard to follow as it had to many films mentioned...it was also very repetitive and Meryl Streep was emotionless and dull through out the duration of the documentary. there should have been more mention of 9/11 and its effect...it would have been much better if it had more focus on recent movies that explored the vertical and horizontal NY. such movies as "Down with love" and "Inderpendance Day" were not mentioned however they both show NY in the movies... there were a lot of movies being presented but it seemed like it was an effort to try waste time as many of them did not have any meaning. it should have been re thought and presented in a more entertaining way


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