Archive for July, 2006

Lady in the Water

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

All Genres:
Mystery, Thriller

Release Year: 2006

Country: USA

Runtime: 110 min

Languages: English


Tagline: Time is running out for a happy ending.


Cast: Paul Giamatti … Cleveland Heep
Bryce Dallas Howard … Story
Jeffrey Wright … Mr. Dury
Bob Balaban … Harry Farber
Sarita Choudhury … Anna Ran
Cindy Cheung … Young-Soon Choi
M. Night Shyamalan … Vick Ran
Freddy Rodríguez … Reggie
Bill Irwin … Mr. Leeds
Mary Beth Hurt … Mrs. Bell
Noah Gray-Cabey … Joey Dury
Joseph D. Reitman … Long Haired Smoker
Jared Harris … Goatee Smoker
Grant Monohon … Emaciated Smoker
John Boyd … One-Eyebrow Smoker


Plot: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.


Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations


Monday, July 3rd, 2006

All Genres:

Release Year: 2006

Country: Norway

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: Norwegian




Writers: Joachim Trier (writer) Eskil Vogt (writer)


Cast: Anders Danielsen Lie … Phillip
Espen Klouman-Høiner … Erik (as Espen Klouman Høiner)
Viktoria Winge … Kari
Odd Magnus Williamson … Morten
Pål Stokka … Geir
Christian Rubeck … Lars
Henrik Elvestad … Henning / Kommune
Henrik Mestad … Jan Eivind
Rebekka Karijord … Johanne
Sigmund Sæverud … Sten Egil Dahl
Tone Danielsen … Inger
Elisabeth Sand … Hanne
Thorbjørn Harr … Mathis Wergeland
Silje Hagen … Lillian
Anne Sandvik Lindmo … Programleder


Plot: Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers.


Awards: 12 wins & 5 nominations