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The Event (2003)

An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea ... See full summary »

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Gaby Shapiro-Schnell (as Joanna P. Adler)
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Ray Brimicombe ...
Desk Sergeant
Laura Cahoot ...
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Rory Metzler (as Réjean Joseph Cournoyer)
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Jody
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Lila Shapiro
Tim Dunn ...
Ping Pong Player
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An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the most recent case, a suspicious apparent suicide, and her interviews with friends and family of the deceased trigger extensive and intricately interwoven flashbacks that reveal surprising facts about the man's life and death. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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13 February 2004 (Spain)  »

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Box Office

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$35,082 (USA) (5 October 2003)

Gross:

$35,518 (USA) (26 October 2003)
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Quotes

Nick: Fuck you very much.
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After the credits the screen is dark for a few seconds, then there's another scene (that is completely silent). See more »


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Your Next Bold Move
Written and Performed by Ani Difranco
Courtesy Righteous Babe Records, Inc.
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why'd they walk out?
3 March 2004 | by (newfoundland, canada) – See all my reviews

i heard of the movie by chance and caught it while it played (it was only here for a week). i had to go by myself because no one else would go with me. but i did, and i'm glad i did. what an amazing movie. it moved me in ways i never believed possible. i went because of don. i knew little of the plot. an old couple left mid-way through the movie. why? it was hard to watch. it was a hard concept to swallow. i cared about the characters from the start. when the sister reacted to her brother's news of his infection it hit me harder than a bus could have. that's the reaction i would have had.

it was a hard topic to deal with, but it was done so properly and it ws very beautiful. the acting, the filming, the writing, it drew emotion out of people.

it really is a must see. i can't wait for it to be released for home-viewing. bravo


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