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Director  Jim McKay
Duration  
Initial DVD release  January 11, 2005
Writer  Jim McKay
Language  English
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Running time  1h 21m
Music director  Chocolate Genius
Country  United States
Everyday People (film) movie poster
Release date  January 18, 2004
Cast  Jordan Gelber, Bridget Barkan, Stephen Henderson, Sydnee Stewart
Similar movies  Jupiter Ascending, Fish Tank, Factory Girl, The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, At the Edge of the Abyss, Pitch Perfect 2
Tagline  You can't wash out all the color and keep the flavor.

Everyday People is a 2004 drama film written and directed by Jim McKay. The storyline revolves around the lives of the employees working at a restaurant in Brooklyn, New York City, which is to be closed down due to economic shortfall.

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Plot

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The plot takes place on a day in Brooklyn. The owner of a neighborhood diner has decided to shut down his restaurant but, on the last day of its business, he decides to give it a second thought after realizing that people's lives depend on it. In the meantime, this sudden shutdown notice puts a heavy impact on the employees, as many of them become uncertain about their future. The movie does not have an explicit ending as to whether the diner was shut down or not.

Cast

  • Jordan Gelber as Ira
  • Steve Axelrod as Sol
  • Earl Baker Jr. as Benjamin
  • Bridget Barkan as Joleen
  • Kalimi Baxter as Ruby
  • Ron Ben Israel as Walter
  • Stephanie Berry as Angry Black Waiter
  • Miles Bridgett as Joleen's Son
  • David Brummel as Ira's Father
  • Ron Butler as Ron Harding
  • Kadijah Carlisle as Benita
  • Julia Carothers Hughes as Miss Meyers
  • Reg E. Cathey as Akbar
  • muMs da Schemer as Ali
  • Reception

    The film was well received for its genuine representation of the struggles of low-income people. The film won "Black Reel" award in "Best supporting Actress" category. It received 75% (Fresh) rating at Rotten Tomatoes.

    References

    Everyday People (film) Wikipedia
    Everyday People (film) IMDb Everyday People (film) themoviedb.org


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