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The Architect

Rating:R (for language and some sexual content)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 8, 2006
Running time:81 minutes
Cast:Anthony LaPaglia, Viola Davis, Isabella Rossellini, Hayden Panettiere, Sebastian Stan
Director:Matt Tauber
Producer:Danny Leiner, Jason Kliot, Joana Vicente
Writer:Matt Tauber, David Greig
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Description: Leo Waters is an idealistic architect and patriarch of an affluent, suburban Chicago family. Tonya Neeley is a pragmatic activist who is trying to keep her family together while living in one of the city's most drug and crime-infested public housing projects. As part of her ongoing campaign to have the projects torn down and decent housing built in its place, Tonya decides that the one signature she needs more than any other on her petition is that of the projects' original architect, Leo Waters.

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