PartyLines- photographs by Patrick McMullan

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Cinema Society and Salvatore Ferragamo Screen ‘Two Lovers’

Landmark Sunshine Theater. February 11, 2009. By Bennett Marcus

Did anything unusual happen while you were shooting in Brighton Beach? “Great pizza. Cold winters. Just what you would expect.” —Gwyneth Paltrow

Joaquin Phoenix

Have you ever hung out in Brighton Beach? “Why would I go over there? I’m from Queens. You don’t go bridge-and-tunnel to another bridge-and-tunnel place.” —John Leguizamo

Kirsten Dunst

Casey Affleck

Have you ever gone after a guy who was wrong for you, like in the movie? “I used to go for the guys that would pull my hair and make fun of me. People used to call me Sister Rizer, because I had really long hair and I dressed like a nun.” —Maggie Rizer

Josh Charles

Vinessa Shaw

Did old ladies in Brighton Beach curse you out in Russian while you were shooting? “All the time! They throw things at you. They couldn’t be less fazed by glamour.” —James Gray, director

Hilary Duff

Jake Paltrow

Some CEOs got a $500,000 salary cap. Could you live on that? “I lived on about $5,000 about 40 years ago, so I’m sure I’d find a way.” —Blythe Danner

Ben Shenkman

Phylicia Rashad

Have you ever gone after someone who was totally wrong for you, like in the movie? “I’m 43 years old and I haven’t ever really had a good relationship. So that’s cheerful, isn’t it?” —Moby

Beth Ostrosky

Massimo Ferragamo

Have you ever gone out with someone totally wrong for you? “I’m going to save it for the tell-all autobiography.” —Michael Stipe

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