Release dateFebruary 8, 2004 (2004-02-08) (Berlinale)
June 11, 2004 (2004-06-11) (United States) WriterBenjamin Morgan, Brian Burnam, Brant Smith (story) CastLane Garrison (Heir), Mackenzie Firgens, Brian Markinson, Ezra Stanley, Brian Burnam Similar moviesLa Mission (2009), Bomb the System (2002), Piece by Piece (2005), Black August (2007)
TaglineWhere do you draw the line?
Quality of Life, also known as Against the Wall, is a 2004 drama film about the story of two graffiti writers in the Mission District of San Francisco. Directed by Benjamin Morgan, Quality of Life stars Lane Garrison, Brian Burnam, Luis Saguar and Mackenzie Firgens. Morgan co-wrote the screenplay with Burnam, who is a former graffiti writer. The film was shot and edited in the Mission District, home to one of the world's most active and influential graffiti scenes.
The film was shown only at film festivals in 2004, and went in limited release October 12, 2005.
Against the wall quality of life part 1
Lane Garrison as Heir
Brian Burnam as Vain
Luis Saguar as Pops
Mackenzie Firgens as Lisa
Fred Pitts as Robert
Andrew A. Rolfes as Officer Charles
Tajai as Dino
Bryna Weiss as Grandma
Timothy Garcia as Jimmy "Tad"
Ezra J. Stanley as Kid
Special Mention jury award, Berlin International Film Festival
Best Youth Film, Stockholm International Film Festival Jr.
No official soundtrack was released, but these tracks appeared in movie:
Quality of Life (spelfilm) Andre Nickatina - The Soul of a Coke Dealer Hi Fi Drowning - Big Spring Bonobo - Noctuary Maroons - Best Bonus Beat Top.R. - Soul Cancer Hi Fi Drowning - Atomatic Halou - Tube Fed Halou - Milkdrunk MR Lif - New man Theme Bonobo - Change Down Amon Tobin - Get Your Snack On Lifesavas - Soldierfied Meat Beat Manifesto feat. DJ Collage - Echo in Space Dub Meat Beat Manifesto - Asbestos Lead Asbestos (toxic mix) Calhoun (Tim Locke) - Sunken Eyes, Shakey Knees Modest Mouse - BROKE Hi Fi Drowning - Dim Halou - Honey Thief Sebadoh - License to Confuse Good Riddance - The Hardest Part Freedy Johnston - This Perfect World Built To Spill - Weather 8 Stories - In Sleep