Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground (1997)

R 07/24/1997 (US) TV MovieComedyDrama 1h 20m

Overview

The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and range from stories of compassion and love to reflections on violence and loss. Among them: a disabled beggar quarrels with a woman and ruins her shoes with his wheelchair, provoking onlookers to wrath and pity; a skittish tourist proves to be her own worst enemy; a newlywed trysts with a mysterious sexpot; a commuter helplessly witnesses a suicide attempt; and, in the most affecting segment, a young woman grieves over her mother's imminent death.

  1. Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

    Director, Writer

  2. Julie Dash

    Director, Writer

  3. Jonathan Demme

    Director

  4. Ted Demme

    Director

  5. Craig McKay

    Director

  6. Patricia Benoit

    Director

  7. Lucas Platt

    Director

  8. Alison Maclean

    Director

  9. Bob Balaban

    Director

  10. Abel Ferrara

    Director

  11. John Guare

    Writer

  12. Joe Viola

    Writer

  13. Danny Hoch

    Writer

  14. Marla Hanson

    Writer

  15. Albert Innaurato

    Writer

  16. Lynn Grossman

    Writer

  17. Angela Todd

    Writer

  18. Adam Brooks

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jerry Stiller

    Jerry Stiller

    Old Man (segment "The 5:24")

  2. Steve Zahn

    Steve Zahn

    Tucker (segment "The 5:24")

  3. Bill Irwin

    Bill Irwin

    Bill Irwin (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  4. KRS-One

    KRS-One

    Vendor (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  5. Andre B. Blake

    Andre B. Blake

    Knish Buyer (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  6. Robert W. Castle

    Robert W. Castle

    Knish Buyer (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  7. Tina North

    Grandmother (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  8. Paul Lazar

    Paul Lazar

    Mr. Nervous (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

  9. Anthony S. Calypso

    Knish Buyer (segment "Subway Car from Hell")

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Full Cast & Crew

Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

Keywords

Content Score

86

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