A Quiet Little Marriage

A Quiet Little Marriage

Director: Mo Perkins Cast: Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Cy Carter, Jimmi Simpson
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Overview

A Quiet Little Marriage

A young couple who have different ideas about the future of their relationship find themselves drifting into a domestic civil war in this independent drama. Dax (Cy Carter) and Olive (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) have been married for a few years, and while they clearly love one another and have a satisfying sex life, their difficult relationships with their families manifest themselves in very different ways. Olive is looking after her father Bruce (Michael O'Neill) as his memories and personality fall prey to Alzheimer's syndrome, and the loss has made her eager to have a baby. Meanwhile, Dax has become the unwilling benefactor of his brother Jackson (Jimmi Simpson), a drug addict who often stops by needing cash or a place to crash, usually in the company of his sullen, silent girlfriend Sylvia (Lucy DeVito). Jackson's dependence on Dax has poisoned him on the notion of having children, and the tug of war between Olive and Dax over potential parenthood has seen them both take drastic, ridiculous action, as Olive deliberately sabotages her own diaphragm in hopes of getting pregnant while Dax counters by putting birth control pills in her breakfast. A Quiet Little Marriage was the first feature film from writer and director Mo Perkins.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/31/2010
UPC: 0030306976891
Original Release: 2008
Rating: NR
Source: Ifc Independent Film
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 76,984

Special Features

Making Of; Commentary; Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mary Elizabeth Ellis Olive
Cy Carter Dax
Jimmi Simpson Jackson
Michael O'Neill Bruce
Lucy DeVito Sylvia
Melanie Lynskey Actor
Charlie Day Actor
Rita Taggart Actor
Ian McConnel Actor
Charlotte Chanler Actor

Technical Credits
Mo Perkins Director,Editor,Original Story,Screenwriter
Cy Carter Original Story,Screenwriter
Emily Ebright Art Director
Mary Elizabeth Ellis Original Story,Screenwriter
Julia Gandalsonas Editor
Hal Haberman Executive Producer
Sam Hamer Sound/Sound Designer
Ted Hamer Sound/Sound Designer
Adam King Sound/Sound Designer
Samantha Kuester Costumes/Costume Designer
Dave Lux Score Composer
Tamara Maloney Producer
Jeff Martin Score Composer
Travis Page Production Designer
Angela Sostre Producer
Eric S. Zimmerman Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Quiet Little Marriage
1. Opening Credits [1:53]
2. Dinner Party [5:41]
3. "I Want To Have Your Baby" [4:31]
4. A Terrible Day [5:49]
5. Getting Worse [4:50]
6. Puncture [4:21]
7. Ice Cream And Evidence [5:29]
8. Inflicting Your Will [5:46]
9. Safe [6:19]
10. Battle Of The Sexes [5:08]
11. Losing It [4:50]
12. Pregnant? [3:51]
13. Confrontation [5:40]
14. Time Apart [5:09]
15. In The Night [5:10]
16. The Arrival [3:42]
17. End Credits [2:42]

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A Quiet Little Marriage 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bittersweet romance with comic twists and a few tragic turns, well worth the viewing time. Nicely crafted script that starts where most Hollywood romances stop, when two people decide to get married. I truly enjoyed it when I saw it the AFI film festival and I'm excited to get the dvd.