"Singles" ( eng. Singles ) - American feature film of 1992 in the genre of romantic comedy. The picture reflects the daily life of the representatives of the youth grunge - subculture , which originated in Seattle in the early 1990s.
|Genre||comedy  / drama  / romance|
|In the main|
|Matt dillon |
|Duration||99 min. |
|Fees||$ 18,471,850 . |
The film tells the story of the lives of several young people living in a single apartment building in Seattle . In the center of the plot is the development of relations between two couples. The waitress Janet is trying to get attention from a budding musician, Cliff, while Linda Powell and Steve Dunn can't figure out how they really relate to each other.
|Bridget fonda||Janet Livermore|
|Kira Sedgwick||Linda powell|
|Scott Campbell||Steve dunn|
|Sheila kelly||Debby hunt|
|Matt dillon||Cliff poincier|
|Jim True Frost||David bailey|
|Bill Pullman||Dr. Jeffrey Jamison|
|Tom skerritt||Mayor Weber|
|Jeremy Piven||Doug hughley|
The director of the film Cameron Crowe wrote the role of Janet Livermore specifically for Bridget Fonda . The role of Linda Powell was originally intended for Jennifer Jason Lee . After she refused, among the applicants for the role were Jodie Foster , Mary Stuart Masterson and Robin Wright . In the end, the role went to Kira Sedgwick .
A number of famous American and Canadian actors, such as Tom Skerritt , who played the mayor, Garber , Giamatti , Jeremy Piven , Eric Stolz as a mime, as well as director Tim Burton , who played the gloomy video director Brian, starred in the film's episodes. Crowe himself appeared in the role of a rock journalist interviewing Cliff Poincier  .
In the film, many cameo appearances of the Seattle rock scene of the time, such as Alice in Chains with the songs “It Ain't Like That” and “Would?”, Soundgarden with the song “Birth Ritual” and Ted Doyle (vocalist for Tad and Hog Molly). Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell also appeared in the cameo role of the guy coming out of the house to listen to the new tape recorder installed by Cliff in Janet's car.
The roles of the musicians of the fictional band Citizen Dick, whose vocalist was Cliff Poinsier, were played by members of the Pearl Jam group Eddie Vedder , Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament . Their episodes were filmed while Pearl Jam was also known as Mookie Blaylock. Green River T-shirt, which Cliff Poinsier wears in the film, was a reference to the Green River group, which was once played by Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. Virtually the entire character’s wardrobe belonged to Jeff Ament  .
The company Epic Soundtrax, engaged in the preparation of the soundtrack, has achieved from the studio Warner Bros. permission to release an album before the movie comes out.  The disc went on sale in June 1992 and sold over 700 thousand copies  .
The song “Touch Me, I'm Dick” (from English - “Touch Me, I'm a Member”) was played on the soundtrack by the fictional band Citizen Dick, which was a parody of the song “ Touch Me I'm Sick ” (from English - “Touch me, I am sick”) of the Seattle group Mudhoney   , but much later - April 18, 2015 - the song was released as a separate single as part of the international holiday Music Store Day 
- Singles . Genre (English) . American Film Institute . The appeal date is May 21, 2019.
- Singles . Details (English) . American Film Institute . The appeal date is May 21, 2019.
- "Singles (film, 1992)" (English) on Box Office Mojo
- Nisid Hajari. 'Singles' secrets (eng.) . Entertainment Weekly (5 March 1993). The appeal date is May 21, 2019.
- Singles . History (English) . American Film Institute . The appeal date is May 21, 2019.
- Dusty Henry. Pearl Jam-featuring supergroup Citizen Dick to Get First-ever Commercial Release (Eng.) . Consequence of Sound (28 March 2015). The appeal date is April 23, 2019. Archived April 23, 2019.
- Cameron Crowe. Making the Scene: A Filmmaker's Diary by Cameron Crowe (Eng.) // Rolling Stone: magazine. - 1992. - 1 October. Archived August 19, 2017.