Sidewalk Stories
Sidewalk Stories (1989)

A young artist living in New York, tries to make a living sketching passers-by on the street. He survives on his meager means and has found refuge in an abandoned building. One night, on the corner of a back alley, he finds a little girl… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 1, 1989
DVD Release Date: October 7, 2014
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

Laughs, romance, and even something of an adventure flower in Lane's New York.

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Rob Gonsalves

This lively forgotten film, which says so much without speaking, is certainly worthy of DVD salvation. Criterion, are you listening?

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

The interplay between Lane and his real-life daughter Nicole Alysia-who plays the foundling-is touchingly tender.

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Steve Macfarlane
Slant Magazine

Charles Lane's follies are enmeshed within bigger pictures of reality, reestablishing the film's thesis of comedy as a mode of survival.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
While there is rioting happening over a taxi on Wall Street, things are much more peaceful a couple miles north as a homeless street artist(Charles Lane, who… More