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F-0228

Title:

Chasing Amy

Category:

S

Produced:

1997

Country:

USA

Released:

Film: Apr 1997 (USA)
VHS: ?

Director:

Kevin Smith

Writer:

Kevin Smith

Actors:

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)

Description:

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. (Kevin Gillease)

Holden and Banky represent two average guys in this movie, who just need someone to bring out their hidden secrets. Enter Alyssa Jones and Hooper LaMont, two homosexuals who are slightly more experienced than the former two. Together, Hooper and Alyssa show Holden and Banky that being gay isn't as bad as they might think. Meanwhile, Holden develops an 'untainted' love for Alyssa, one which she finally sees in him as well, taking Holden on a journey through the complexities of love in the 90s. (Simon Friend)

Holden and Banky are best friends and authors of a popular comic book called "Bluntman and Chronic" (based on Jay and Silent Bob of "Clerks" and "Mallrats" fame). Holden falls in love with Alyssa, also a comic book artist, who happens to be a lesbian. Holden's new relationship with Alyssa strains his life-long friendship with Banky, and soon the relationship between Holden and Alyssa hits a wall due to Holden not being able to deal with her past. (Oliver Yun)

A pair of comic book painters named Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck) and Banky Edwards (Jason Lee), who live in New Jersey, are best friends for about 20 years. They spend their time working in their studio, and in the evenings they are going out. But their friendship is about to be disputed for the first time in their life, when a beautiful young lesbian woman named Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams) enter their life and Holden fall in love with her. Now Holden has to deal with Banky's jealous, and with his new girlfriend's very rich pass. (R. Silberman)

Language:

English

TT:

113 min / 299 min (3-VHS)

J.S. Bach's Music:

WTC 1: Prelude No. 2 in C minor, BWV 847 (?), vocal arranged by Petra Haden
Petra Haden
Courtesy of WIN Records
(Played after Alyssa storms out of Holden's car)

Format:

Film: Color (Technicolor), Dolby Digital
VHS: (3-VHS Box Set, NTSC, Collector's Edition, Black & White, Color)

Company:

Film: Too Askew Prod. Inc.; View Askew Productions
VHS: Miramax

Comments:

3-VHS Set includes: The New Jersey VHS Trilogy (Clerks, Mallrats and Chasing Amy): Autographed by Kevin Smith

Watch selections:

Buy movie at:

3-VHS: Amazon.com

Source/Links: IMDB
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (November 2007)

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