Chelsea Walls

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Chelsea Walls
Chelsea Walls FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Ethan Hawke
Produced by Alexis Alexanian
Pamela Koffler
Christine Vachon
Gary Winick
Written by Nicole Burdette
Starring Kris Kristofferson
Uma Thurman
Robert Sean Leonard
Vincent D'Onofrio
Natasha Richardson
Rosario Dawson
Music by Jeff Tweedy
Cinematography Tom Richmond
Edited by Adriana Pacheco
Killer Films
IFC Films
Distributed by Lionsgate
Release dates
  • September 21, 2001 (2001-09-21) (Woodstock Film Festival)
  • April 19, 2002 (2002-04-19)
Running time 109 minutes [1]
Country United States
Language English
Budget $100,000[2]
Box office $60,902[3]

Chelsea Walls is a 2001 independent film directed by Ethan Hawke and released by Lions Gate Entertainment. It stars Kris Kristofferson, Uma Thurman, Rosario Dawson, and Robert Sean Leonard among others, with original score by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. The story takes place in the historic Chelsea Hotel in New York City.


The film tells five stories of a number of artists as they spend a single day in New York's famed bohemian home Chelsea Hotel, struggling with their arts and personal lives.



Chelsea Walls received negative reviews, currently holding a 26% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[4]


  1. ^ "CHELSEA WALLS (15)". British Board of Film Classification. 2003-06-24. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  2. ^ Roger Ebert (June 7, 2002). "Chelsea Walls". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Chelsea Walls (2002)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ Chelsea Walls at Rotten Tomatoes

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