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37

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Available for screenings until

Jan 01, 2025

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United States of America

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About the film

On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably remained passive observers. The film is a convincing portrayal of a borough in change and a time characterized by racism, the Civil Rights Movement and political shifts. The actual event that inspired the film’s plot has been called a symbol for the moment when America lost its innocence. The director Puk Grasten skillfully weaves into her feature film debut various fates, dreams and family conflicts by leading us through an apartment building that comes to bear a collective failure.

Genre

Drama

Runtime

1h 23m

Released

2016

Director

Puk Grasten

Awards & recognition

Moscow International Film Festival 2016

Winner Best Director

What people are saying

37 boasts a convincingly gritty period atmosphere, and several of the actors, especially the increasingly impressive Wiley (Orange Is the New Black), deliver strong performances that almost, but not quite, succeed in making you care about their characters.

Frank Scheck

The Hollywood Reporter

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