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Park (2006)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 12 June 2006 (USA)
Park takes place all in one day in a public park in Los Angeles, as 11 disaffected Angelenos find both love and loss in unexpected ways.

Director:

Kurt Voelker

Writer:

Kurt Voelker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dagney Kerr ... April
Tank Tank ... Dog
Vincent Riverside ... Rocker Dad
Ian Shelley Ian Shelley ... Boy
David Fenner David Fenner ... Ian
Izabella Miko ... Krysta
Hakan Kizilocak Hakan Kizilocak ... Mr. Habib
Trent Ford ... Nathan
Maulik Pancholy ... Babar
Anne Dudek ... Meredith
Melanie Lynskey ... Sheryl
William Baldwin ... Dennis
Cheri Oteri ... Claire
Ricki Lake ... Peggy
Angela Bozarth Angela Bozarth ... Jogger
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Storyline

It's noon at a remote foothill park in Los Angeles: April is there to commit suicide; Krysta and Dennis tryst in his car while her co-worker Ian waits in a dog-shampooing van; Dennis's wife Peg and her best friend Claire have followed Dennis and plan guerrilla warfare; and four 20-somethings from the same office are talking in a van. April seeks Ian's help (lubricant, a hose, a lighter) and he asks if he can join her; Claire and Peg trap the lovers in Dennis's car then have a heart to heart; Nathan and Babar disclose to Meredith and Cheryl that they are nudists while Meredith insists the men are gay. Disrobing and disclosures follow. Is it just another day in L.A.? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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park | van | suicide | nudist | lighter | See All (42) »

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10 people, 5 cars, 1 day...only in L.A.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le carrefour du parc See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mello Pictures LLC See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Sheryl: What was that? It sounded like a gunshot.
Meredith: Of course it was a gunshot, this is LA. It's like background music.
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Soundtracks

This Guy's in Love with You
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Steve Tyrell
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Gets funnier every time
17 June 2008 | by jesskavanaSee all my reviews

I first had the chance to see Kurt Voelker's "Park" at the Cinevegas film festival. I then proceeded to see it at every film festival after where it was available. This is by far one of the funniest films I have ever seen at a film festival and I am so excited it is finally out on DVD...a great stocking stuffer for all those friends I have been raving about it to. I believe that (director) Kurt Voelker and (producer) Dana Jackson both have very bright futures ahead of them. Their casting, while risky, is dead on, the soundtrack is amazing, the production design is wonderful in that it makes the most of what is available, which to any indie film junkie shows the making of a great talent.


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