Committed (2000 film)

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This article is about the 2000 film. For other films with the same title, see Committed (disambiguation).
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Directed by Lisa Krueger
Produced by Dean Silvers
Marlen Hecht
Bob Weinstein (executive)
Harvey Weinstein (executive)
Written by Lisa Krueger
Starring Heather Graham
Casey Affleck
Luke Wilson
Goran Visnjic
Music by Joey Burns
John Convertino
Cinematography Tom Krueger
Edited by Curtiss Clayton
Colleen Sharp
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures
Release dates
January 21, 2000 (2000-01-21) (Sundance)
April 18, 2000 (2000-04-18)
Running time
98 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $3 million

Committed is a 2000 film directed and written by Lisa Krueger.


The ever-optimistic Joline (Heather Graham) faces a challenge when her husband, flaky news photographer Carl (Luke Wilson), leaves her to find himself in Texas. Joline tracks Carl down and observes him, acquainting herself with his schedule and new friends, including his new girlfriend Carmen (Patricia Velásquez) and his quirky neighbor Niko (Goran Visnjic). Eventually Carl spots Joline, and Joline seeks new ways of returning Carl to her life, up to and including mystic remedies provided by Carmen's grandfather. Eventually Joline is committed, hence the title, and her belief in true and lasting love is broken... or is it?


Committed was nominated for the Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing and also for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. It won the award for Best Cinematography at Sundance. The film had only a limited opening.


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