The Cruise
The Cruise (1998)

Director Bennett Miller's documentary portrait of tour bus guide/street philosopher Timothy (Speed) Levitch is an unsummarizable comedy, tragedy, love letter to the city and the anatomy of innocence.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 23, 1998
DVD Release Date: March 7, 2005
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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Is there a more annoying person than Timothy Speed Levitch?

David Luty
Film Journal International

Levitch is a subject compelling enough to remind us of the ecstatic joy that can come from the simple act of walking through a door.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A zany, bizarre documentary that matches the energy and eccentricity of New York City.

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Michael Dequina

A most unique character study.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The documentary works so well because Speed's for real, as is his flowery monologue and his genuine NYC nasal accent.

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