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Chasing Amy (1997)
Comedy,Drama,Romance
USA / English
"It's not who you love. It's how. "
Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Ethan Suplee Fan
Ben Affleck Holden McNeil
Scott Mosier Collector
Jason Lee Banky Edwards
Casey Affleck Little Kid
Dwight Ewell Hooper X
Joey Lauren Adams Alyssa Jones
Guinevere Turner Singer
Carmen Llywelyn Kim (as Carmen Lee)
Brian O'Halloran Jim Hicks - Executive #1
Matt Damon Shawn Oran - Executive #2
Alexander Goebbel Train Kid
Tony Torn Cashier
Rebecca Waxman Dalia
Paris Petrick Tory
Director: Kevin Smith
Producer: Scott Mosier
Writer: Kevin Smith
Try and catch it!
Miles away from his usual low level comedy, in Chasing Amy, Kevin Smith manages to deliver a great rom-com with some serious undertones.

There are the standard Smith jokes throughout the film, but this time they take a backseat to the touching tale of Holden and Alyssa. I don't know quite how he did it, but Chasing Amy feels real and unpredictable. It's not some glossy Hugh Grant/Julia Roberts production, instead it's filled with characters that feel more like real people, which is a nice relief.

The film manages to be both moving and funny, and the cast do their best work to date (Affleck and Adams at the hockey game must rank as one of my favourite scenes of all time). This may not be Smith's best known film, but it's definitely his best. [8/10]

Personal
Seen it:Nej
Nr of disks/tapes:1
Storage device:Divx 4
Loan
Movie
Imdb rating: 7.5
Musician: David Pirner
Running time: 113 min
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Last modified: 2007-07-18 22:31:3