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Hi-Life

Overview

Roger Hedden wrote and directed this indie romantic comedy about a group of New Yorkers on the Upper West Side as Christmas nears. Unemployed actor Jimmy (Eric Stoltz), who owes $900 to local bookie Fatty (Charles Durning), tells his girlfriend Susan (Moira Kelly) that the money is for an abortion for sis Maggie (Daryl Hannah) -- who jilted bartender Ray (Campbell Scott). Ray and one of his regular customers April (Katrin Cartlidge) visit bars trying to raise the money, and eventually a half dozen others are ...
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Overview

Roger Hedden wrote and directed this indie romantic comedy about a group of New Yorkers on the Upper West Side as Christmas nears. Unemployed actor Jimmy (Eric Stoltz), who owes $900 to local bookie Fatty (Charles Durning), tells his girlfriend Susan (Moira Kelly) that the money is for an abortion for sis Maggie (Daryl Hannah) -- who jilted bartender Ray (Campbell Scott). Ray and one of his regular customers April (Katrin Cartlidge) visit bars trying to raise the money, and eventually a half dozen others are drawn into the treasure hunt. Shown at the 1998 Mill Valley Film Festival and the 1998 Chicago Film Festival.
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Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene index; Production notes; Theatrical trailer; Spanish subtitles
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/12/1999
  • UPC: 658149713529
  • Original Release: 1998
  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 58,326

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Katrin Cartlidge April
Charles Durning Fatty
Daryl Hannah Maggie
Moira Kelly Susan
Peter Reigert Miner
Campbell Scott Ray
Eric Stoltz Jimmy
Anne de Salvo Sherry
Saundra Santiago Elena
Bruce MacVittie Clayton
Tegan West Phil
Carlo Alban Ricky
Technical Credits
Roger Hedden Director, Screenwriter
Steve Beers Executive Producer
Deborah Brown Casting
Christina Buckley Set Decoration/Design
Barry Cole Musical Direction/Supervision
Jana Edelbaum Associate Producer
Adam Escott Asst. Director
David Lawrence Score Composer
Sharon Lomofsky Production Designer
Tom McArdle Editor
Isis Mussenden Costumes/Costume Designer
Michael Paseornek Executive Producer
Jeff Pullman Sound/Sound Designer
Jeff Sackman Executive Producer
Erica Spellman-Silverman Producer
John Thomas Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Selections
1. Opening credits [3:16]
2. A little short [6:10]
3. The escort [3:25]
4. Trying to collect [2:57]
5. Bad hold up [4:24]
6. "Minor" problems [4:04]
7. "Don't honey me!" [2:51]
8. It's my problem [4:53]
9. Six Ben Franklins [4:47]
10. A glass of wine [3:26]
11. Mugger-In-Training [4:02]
12. Get the story straight [4:47]
13. The money is for Maggie [3:52]
14. Santa does the dance [3:29]
15. Rendezvous at Hi-Life [6:05]
16. Not an angel [2:15]
17. Now they know [3:44]
18. Time for a beating [5:46]
19. All good-byes [4:36]
20. End credits [6:04]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Subtitles
   Special Features
      Trailer
      Cast
         Eric Stoltz
         Campbell Scott
         Peter Riegert
         Moira Kelly
         Roger Hedden
         Daryl Hannah
         Charles Durning
         Katrin Cartliidge
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