75 minutes / 2008 / Color / 16.9 / Stereo / DVCAM
Directed by Brian Ackley
Written by Chris Riquinha, Meissa Hampton, Brian Ackley
Produced by Princeton Holt, Brian Ackley
Co-Produced by Ryan Andrew Balas
Cast: Chris Riquinha, Meissa Hampton, Deirdre Herlihy, Derek McAllister
Ben has been single for a long time. For his part, he is a loner but as well a romantic: he enjoys the solitude of his simple being but appreciates intelligent and witty company just the same. By yielding to both extremes, Ben remains caught between reason and arousal.
Isabel has been married for a year. The passion that had once carried her 5-year relationship has lost its pulse. Passive, protective, and without poise, it now threatens to claim hers. Waiting in abeyance, Isabel is lost between loyalty and loneliness.
Uptown is where they come together.
This film had its NY premiere at the Anthology Film Archives in June 2010 in NYC, after screening at several film festivals across the world. It was soon picked up for multi-platform, domestic distribution and is currently available at Best Buy, Walmart, Blockbusters, Target, Borders, Barnes & Nobles, and many retailers online.
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"The best American film of 2009"