Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Bernard Rose|
|Produced by||Lisa Enos|
|Screenplay by||Bernard Rose
|Based on||Leo Tolstoy
by The Death of Ivan Ilyich
|Music by||Matt Schultz
|Edited by||Bernard Rose|
|Distributed by||Artistic License Films
Ivans Xtc (sometimes stylized as ivansxtc) is 2000 British–American independent drama film co-written and directed by Bernard Rose and stars Danny Huston and Peter Weller. It is based on Leo Tolstoy's novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich and is Rose's second adaptation of a work by Tolstoy, after the 1997 adaptation of Anna Karenina. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2000. It was released in the United States (New York and Los Angeles) on July 7, 2002 and on July 19, 2002 in the United Kingdom.
- Danny Huston as Ivan Beckman, a successful film agent working in Los Angeles.
- Peter Weller as Don West, Beckman's client.
- James Merendino as Danny McTeague
- Adam Krentzman as Barry Oaks
- Sarah Danielle Madison as Naomi
- Tiffani Thiessen as Marie Stein
- Dan Ireland as Ted Zimblest
- Lisa Henson as Margaret Mead
- Hal Lieberman as Lloyd Hall
- Valeria Golino as Constanza Vero
- Angela Featherstone as Amanda Hill
- Victoria Silvstedt as Melanie
Ivans Xtc received mostly positive reviews. On film aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, it holds a 75% rating, with an average score of 6.8/10, sampled from reviews from 28 critics. It scored a 67/100 (citing "generally favorable reviews") on Metacritic, based on reviews from 14 critics.
|Award||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|British Independent Film Awards||Best Foreign Independent Film – English Language||Nominated|
|Independent Film Festival of Boston||Narrative||Bernard Rose||Won|
|Independent Spirit Awards||Best Director||Bernard Rose||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Male||Peter Weller||Nominated|
|Best Male Lead||Danny Huston||Nominated|
|Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award||Bernard Rose and Lisa Enos||Nominated|
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- "Ivans XTC". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
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- "June 7–9, 2002, Weekend". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
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- "Ivansxtc". Metacritic. Retrieved February 9, 2014.