Union Square

Stephen J. Szklarski's rough and raw video documentary strips all the perceived poetry from heroin abuse in and around New York City's Union Square area, a hardscrabble life immortalized by Lou Reed in the Velvet Underground's classic junkie ode, "Run Run Run." Dispelling any illusion of heroin chic, Szklarski focuses on seven homeless junkies and one dope-addicted...read more

RCD - TIFF Screening
02:33 — Coverage of the screening of Union Square at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, as presented by Red Carpet Diary.
Trailer
02:21 — Trailer for Union Square. A reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters. One is on the verge of marriage; the other is on the verge of a nervous break (more…)
RCD - TIFF Interview - Nancy Savoca
04:05 — Interview with Nancy Savoca of Union Square at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, as presented by Red Carpet Diary.
RCD - TIFF Interview - Mira Sorvino
02:33 — Interview with Mira Sorvino of Union Square at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, as presented by Red Carpet Diary.

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Stephen J. Szklarski's rough and raw video documentary strips all the perceived poetry from heroin abuse in and around New York City's Union Square area, a hardscrabble life immortalized by Lou Reed in the Velvet Underground's classic junkie ode, "Run Run… (more)

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