New York Film Locations

Prime (2005)

Last Updated: Sept 2011

In New York, after a troubled process of divorce, the thirty-seven years old Raphael "Rafi" Gardet (Uma Thurman) meets the twenty-three years old Jew David Bloomberg (Bryan Greenberg) in a session of "Blow-up", and they start seeing each other. Rafi tells details of her relationship with David to her psychoanalyst Lisa Metzger (Meryl Streep), who stimulates Rafi to go on and forget the difference of ages. When it turns out it is actually Lisa's son that Rafi is dating, Lisa faces an ethical and personal dilemma.

Cherry Hill, Central Park, Manhattan.


Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street and 5th Avenue, Manhattan.


Magnolia Bakery, 401 Bleecker Street and West 11th Street, Manhattan.


Dean & Deluca, 560 Broadway and Prince Street, Manhattan.


otsoNY Comments: When David arrives at Rafi's apartment building, he talks briefly to the doorman. Notice the address on the doorman's hat and waste coat. It says "Three, Fifth Avenue". But in fact, the apartment building is nowhere near 5th Avenue, but instead on Prince Street btw Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street.

Rafi's Apartment, 285 Lafayette Street and Prince Street, Manhattan.


Robert Miller Gallery, 524 West 26th Street and 10th Avenue, Manhattan.


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


Prune Restaurant, 54 East 1st Street and 1st Avenue, Manhattan.


Sushi Mambo, 255 Bleecker Street and Cornelia Street, Manhattan.


Marquee Nightclub, 289 10th Avenue and West 26th Street, Manhattan.

Marquee Nightclub

On 10th Avenue btw 26th and 27th street is the ultra-lounge known as Marquee. People flock to Marquee because it is the perfect cross btw an intimate and seductive lounge and a high energy, pumped up nightclub. With design similarities to a typical classic gentleman’s club, Marquee is both sophisticated and lavish all on its own.

According to the New York Times, Marquee is one of the top celebrity and millionaire party spots in the New York club scene. Not only that, but it seems that Marquee continues to get more popular with age. The club can easily accommodate 600 people and the main charm of the place lays in the fact that you have three distinct areas to choose from. If you head up to the second floor lounge from the main level you will find your own dance floor and top of the line sound system. You can have your own party with all new people as you watch something different going on with the people down below.


Crate and Barrel Store, 611 Broadway and West Houston Street, Manhattan.


Il Buco Restaurant, 47 Bond Street and Bowery, Manhattan.



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