New York Film Locations

 





Somewhere in the City (1998)

Betty (Sandra Bernhard) is a remarkably introverted and lonely therapist hungering for a male companion. In her apartment building, several other residents also have emotional, career, or romantic issues. Chinese student Lu Lu (Bai Ling) wants to stay in the U.S., so she interviews prospective husbands in hopes of obtaining a green card. Marta (Ornella Muti) is forced to sexually service her building's fat landlord daily in exchange for a free room, but she's in love with Frankie (Robert John Burke), an inept thief. Che (Paul Anthony Stewart) is a rich kid trying to incite a worker's revolt from his basement headquarters, while Graham (Peter Stormare) is a gay Shakespearean actor looking for love.


431 East 9th Street (btw 1st Avenue and Avenue A) Manhattan.
   

(Near) Wonder Wheel, Coney Island, New York.
   

Tompkins Square Park, East 7th Street and Avenue A, Manhattan.
   





 


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