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27 July 2000 (Israel) See more »
There are 18 million people in New York City, but only one like Bella.
How important is the truth when falling in love? Bella is a Manhattan café waitress, about to turn 35... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Anna Levine ... Bella (as Anna Thomson)

Jamie Harris ... Bruno

Louise Lasser ... Emily
Robert Modica ... Paul

Lonette McKee ... Sherry-Lynn

Victor Argo ... Seymour

Angelica Page ... Vitka (as Angelica Torn)

Austin Pendleton ... George

Sandrine Holt ... Giselle
Valerie Geffner ... Wanda

Mark Margolis ... Graham

Judith Roberts ... Bella's Mother

Lynn Cohen ... Jesse
Salem Ludwig ... Leo
Irma St. Paule ... Mary-Beth (as Irma St. Paul)
Chuck Pfeiffer ... Driver (as Chuck Pfeifer)
Loulou Katz ... Betsie
Tahesha Parker ... Kelly
Joe Davieau ... Jasper
Dequan Henderson ... Roger
Ellee Panahi ... Shawn (as Elie Limosin)
Richard Scanlon ... Kimmelman
Maggie Baisch ... Babysitter

Saul Stein ... Agent

James Biberi ... Trick

Tim Williams ... Kindergarten Teacher
Haim Abramsky ... Ron
Dechen Thurman ... Homeless Man
Joan Rahav ... Literary Receptionist
Betsy Jacobson ... Lady in Street
Rick Loman ... Fast Food Patron 1

Tibor Feldman ... Fast Food Patron 2
Jessica Orlinsky ... New Tenant
Kelly Cole ... Punk 1

Beau Van Donkelaar ... Punk 2
Adam Dannheisser ... Vitamin Salesman

Nazanin Homa ... Stewardess 1
Lisa Sauber ... Stewardess 2

Leah Garland ... Redhead in Red Dress

Kyle Derek ... Man on Bike (as Jonathan Mark Gold)
Kevin Gold ... Kid in Park
Kristin Taylor ... Mom in Park
James Nee ... Schneider
Bob Reynolds ... Ludwig
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Breindel Wood ... Mother at Zoo (uncredited)

Directed by
Amos Kollek 
Writing credits
Amos Kollek (written by)

Produced by
Sherry Greenberg .... line producer
Avram Ludwig .... co-producer
Hengameh Panahi .... producer
Original Music by
David Carbonara 
Cinematography by
Jean-Marc Fabre 
Film Editing by
Sheri Bylander 
Casting by
Caroline Sinclair 
Production Design by
Stacey Tanner 
Set Decoration by
Amanda Carroll 
Costume Design by
Pascal Gosset 
Makeup Department
Renee Didio .... key hair stylist (as Renee Von Maluski)
Renee Didio .... key makeup artist (as Renee Von Maluski)
Hector Ferrer .... additional hair stylist
Hector Ferrer .... additional makeup artist
Angela Gallagher .... assistant hair stylist
Angela Gallagher .... assistant makeup artist
Susanna Ripley .... additional hair stylist
Susanna Ripley .... additional makeup artist
Production Management
Walter Bell .... unit manager
Claudia Balthazar Medeiros .... production manager (as Claudia Balthazar Madeiros)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roger M. Bobb .... first assistant director (as Roger Bobb)
Anura Idupuganti .... second assistant director
Jim McKinney .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Neal Acosta .... art department production assistant
Saku Ee .... additional art department production assistant
Suzanne Kent .... scenic artist
Jose Pavon .... set dresser
Michael Prettyman .... scenic artist
Diana Puntar .... property master
Emilio P. Stamos .... additional art department production assistant
Rebecca Vaughan .... additional art department production assistant
Pierre Vial .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
Stan Bochner .... supervising sound editor
Eric A. Christoffersen .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Eric Christoffersen)
Peter Fonda .... boom operator
Chen Harpaz .... sound mixer
David Raphael .... sound mixer
Michelle De Chiara .... additional sound mixer (uncredited)
Anne-Gaelle Picart .... additional boom operator (uncredited)
Kyle Derek .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Tony Guida .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Guy-Auguste Boléat .... key grip (as Guy-Auguste Boleat 'Bobol')
Rick Griggs .... best boy grip
Henry Krinkle .... best boy grip
Marc Labbate .... best boy electric
Benjamin Lehmann .... first assistant camera
Rick Pierson .... third assistant camera
Brian Pryzpek .... gaffer
Osnat Shalev .... still photographer
Andrew Voegeli .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Sheila O'Malley .... extras casting
Robert Channing Reynolds .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharon Jordan .... assistant to costume designer
Leana Zuniga .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Joshua Boggioni .... post-production intern
Location Management
Peter Bobrow .... location manager
Scott Westphal-Solary .... assistant location manager (as Scott Solary)
Music Department
David Rogow .... music supervisor
Alan Silverman .... music mixer
Edmund Choi .... conductor (uncredited)
Other crew
Jay Andreacci .... production assistant
Ken Bogar .... production assistant
Will Coles .... craft service
Will Coles .... unit production assistant
Caroline Cullinane .... set production assistant
Jean-Paul Cummings .... set production assistant (as Jean-Paul Cummings 'J.P.')
Kyle Derek .... safety consultant (as Jonathan Marc Gold)
Michelle Dirienzo .... production assistant
Debbie Foreman .... set production assistant
Jefferey D. Glasse .... production assistant
Melina Greenberg .... office production assistant
Tony Guida .... safety consultant
Georgina Jackson .... production assistant
Brian Jude .... production office coordinator (as Brian Jude Piatkowski)
Jason Kadlec .... production assistant
Andrew Katz .... set production assistant
Mohamed Khan .... production assistant
Seth Kramer .... script supervisor
Clover Lalehazar .... production assistant
Edward McDonald .... production assistant
Sean M. Murphy .... production assistant
Carolyn Parrington .... production assistant
Gregory L. Qualles .... parking coordinator (as Gregg Qualles)
Isak Sjursen .... production assistant
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Fast Food, Fast Women" - France
"Еда и женщины на скорую руку" - Russia
"Comida rápida, mujeres activas" - Spain
"Fast Food Fast Women - Uma Comédia Nova-Iorquina" - Brazil
"Fast Food, Fast Women" - Greece
"Gyorsbüfék, gyors nők" - Hungary
"Szybka obsluga" - Poland (imdb display title)
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Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language
95 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
France:Tous publics | Germany:6 | Norway:11 | Spain:13 | Sweden:7 | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) | USA:R
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Magical Reality in New York, 1 September 2002
Author: Kenn-15 from Marin County, CA

This film ran through the art house circuit so quickly most people missed it, and that's too bad. Now it's finally beginning to show up on cable, and I hope it gets a larger audience. Amos Kollek's other films are also hard to come by in the U.S. -- I know I'D like to see more of them, after having seen this one, but this seems to have the lightest touch, from what I can tell.

Among the many things it has going for it, is the incomparable Anna Thomson (Levine), a character actor I've followed since her days in the rep company of the original Tracy Ullmann Show on Fox television, through her unforgettable role in Clint Eastwood's UNFORGIVEN, to this interesting role of Bela.

Magical Realism is a kind of sub-genre I always enjoy, and when it plays against the gritty, wonderful city of New York (my home town), I sit up and take notice. This is the kind of dark underbelly of one of my favorite (also underappreciated) TV shows, Jay Tarses' "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd." If you knew and liked that, and can do with something darker and more sexually explicit, you'll probably like this.

Bela triumphs, and so do her strange friends, in this pretty unique film, which is slow paced, as slice-of-life character studies are, so be prepared for that. If you tend to criticize films for being "too slow" or not having enough plot, you might not like this, but if you are happy examining characters and living with great dialogue and situations, hang in there. If you like "Smoke" or "Blue in the Face," you'll probably love this.

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