Director Jill Sprecher's critically acclaimed film assembles an all star, ensemble cast in a fresh and whimsical look at the invisible, everyday and destiny shaping miracles that we've come to call "fate." In five distinct New York tales, the lives of seemingly disparate characters - a public defender (Matthew McConaughey, The Wedding Planner) whose life suddenly mirrors that of the criminals he prosecutes, a college professor (John Turturro, Mr. Deeds, Barton Fink) facing a poignant crossroads, an envious businessman (Alan Arkin, America's Sweethearts) seeking revenge on a compulsively cheerful co-worker, an optimistic cleaning woman (Clea Duvall, Girl, Interrupted) searching for miracles in the aftermath of a tragic accident and lastly, a woman (Amy Irving, Traffic) forced to face her husband's infidelity due to an untimely return of a lost wallet- are interwoven to create a touching tapestry that's warmed the hearts of moviegoers and critics across the globe. Playful and poignant, 13 Conversations About One Thing is "luminous and strangely beautiful" (Emma Forrest, Vanity Fair)

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13 Conversations About One Thing (2001)

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Drama/Comedy · 1h 44m · 7/5/2002

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Director Jill Sprecher's critically acclaimed film assembles an all star, ensemble cast in a fresh and whimsical look at the invisible, everyday and destiny shaping miracles that we've come to call "fate." In five distinct New York tales, the lives of seemingly disparate characters - a public defender (Matthew McConaughey, The Wedding Planner) whose life suddenly mirrors that of the criminals he prosecutes, a college professor (John Turturro, Mr. Deeds, Barton Fink) facing a poignant crossroads, an envious businessman (Alan Arkin, America's Sweethearts) seeking revenge on a compulsively cheerful co-worker, an optimistic cleaning woman (Clea Duvall, Girl, Interrupted) searching for miracles in the aftermath of a tragic accident and lastly, a woman (Amy Irving, Traffic) forced to face her husband's infidelity due to an untimely return of a lost wallet- are interwoven to create a touching tapestry that's warmed the hearts of moviegoers and critics across the globe. Playful and poignant, 13 Conversations About One Thing is "luminous and strangely beautiful" (Emma Forrest, Vanity Fair)

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Sony Pictures Classics

Budget

$4,500,000

Revenue

$3,287,435
Cast
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Matthew McConaughey

Troy
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David Connolly

Owen
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Joseph Siravo

Bureau Chief
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A.D. Miles

Co-Worker
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Sig Libowitz

Assistant Attorney
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James Yaegashi

Legal Assistant
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Dion Graham

Defense Attorney
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Fernando López

Defendant (as Fernando Lopez)
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Brian Smiar

Judge
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Paul Austin

Bartender
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Allie Woods Jr.

Cab Driver (as Allie Woods)
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John Turturro

Walker
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Amy Irving

Patricia
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Barbara Sukowa

Helen
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Rob McElhenney

Chris Hammond, Aspiring Medical Student
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Avery Glymph

Intelligent Student
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Elizabeth Reaser

Young Woman in Class
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Deirdre Lovejoy

Student Teacher
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Barbara Andres

Neighbor
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William Severs

Doctor
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Joel Marsh Garland

Mover (as Joel Garland)
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Clea DuVall

Beatrice 'Bea'
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Tia Texada

Dorrie
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Peggy Gormley

Bea's Mother
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Malcolm Gets

The Architect
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Miles Thompson

Neighborhood Boy
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Robertson Carricart

Pastor
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Joe Chappel

Choir Member
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Phyllis Curran

Choir Member
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Richard Erickson

Choir Member (Cantor) (as Richard Erickson) (as Cantor)
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Julia Erickson

Choir Member
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Kent K.B. Hanson

Choir Member
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William Lutz

Choir Member
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Jos Milton

Choir Member
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Beth Shane

Choir Member
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Tobin Schmuck

Choir Member
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Dorothy Scholz

Choir Member
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Emma-Jane Stokely

Choir Member
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Yoshisuke Yamada

Choir Member
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Alan Arkin

Gene
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Frankie Faison

Richard 'Dick' Lacey
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William Wise

Wade Bowman
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Shawn Elliott

Mickey Wheeler (as Shawn Elliot)
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Alex Burns

Ronald James 'Ronnie' English
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James Murtaugh

Lew Kincannon
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Richard Council

Del Strickland (as Richard E. Council)
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Walt MacPherson

Donald
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Leo V. Finnie III

Pete
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Daryl Edwards

Glenn
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Charlie Schroeder

Young Finance Manager
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Robert Colston

Sales Manager
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Gammy Singer

Gene's Secretary
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Melissa Maxwell

Del's Receptionist
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Eliza Pryor Nagel

Ronnie's Roommate
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Jeff Robins

Freeloader
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Victor Truro

Gus, Coffee Shop Counterman
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Paul Klementowicz

Public Defender
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Phyllis Bash

Judge
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Peter McCabe

Court Clerk
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Christian Pabon

Teenager on Subway
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Russell Gibson

Alan Arkin Stand In (uncredited)
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Alyxx Morgen

Mugged Woman (uncredited)
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Cameron Stevens

Young Man in Courthouse (uncredited)
Crew
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Jill Sprecher

Writer
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Jill Sprecher

Director
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Karen Sprecher

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

13 Conversations About One Thing

(DVD)

11/19/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

13 Conversations About One Thing

(DVD)

11/19/2002

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