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Grind (1997 film)

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Director  Chris Kentis
Duration  
Costume design  Katherine Jane Bryant
Language  English
5.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Running time  1h 36m
Country  United States
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Release date  April 11, 1997 (1997-04-11)
Writer  Laura Lau, Chris Kentis
Genres  Romance Film, Indie film, Drama film, Crime Fiction
Cast  Billy Crudup (Eddie), Adrienne Shelly (Janey), Paul Schulze (Terry), Frank Vincent (Nick), Saul Stein (Jack), Amanda Peet (Patty)
Similar movies  Entrapment, Cemetery Junction, The Wrong Man, Aanaval Mothiram, Leatherlip, Fast Company

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Grind is an 1997 American drama film directed by Chris Kentis and written by Laura Lau. It stars Billy Crudup, Adrienne Shelly, and Paul Schulze. Crudup plays an ex-con caught in a spiral of dead-end jobs and poor choices.

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Overview

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A handsome drifter who has just been released from prison shows up on the doorstep of his older brother.

Cast

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  • Billy Crudup as Eddie
  • Adrienne Shelly as Janey
  • Paul Schulze as Terry
  • Frank Vincent as Nick
  • Amanda Peet as Patty
  • Release

    Grind was released April 11, 1997, in the United States, where it made $5000.

    Reception

    Stephen Holden of The New York Times wrote that the film initially has the potential to be "an American neo-realist gem" but descends into melodrama. Leonard Klady of Variety wrote, "While director and co-writer Chris Kentis' debut feature is not distinctive visually or more than mildly intriguing dramatically, neither is it offensive or inept." Nathan Rabin of The A.V. Club wrote, "While Grind captures its blue-collar milieu with a certain amount of accuracy and conviction, it can't overcome its weak, predictable script and uneven performances." Kevin Thomas of The Los Angeles Times called it "a fine and involving accomplishment" that should launch the careers of all involved.

    References

    Grind (1997 film) Wikipedia
    Grind (1997 film) IMDb Grind (1997 film) themoviedb.org


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