Director: Hal Hartley Cast: Adrienne Shelly, Martin Donovan, Merritt Nelson



The unlikely relationship between a pregnant high school student and a brooding electronics repairman lies at the center of this droll comedy from writer-director Hal Hartley. Intelligent but unconventional, Maria (Adrienne Shelly) has more to worry about than her pregnancy, as her expectant state drives away her boyfriend and triggers a fatal heart attack in her father. Meanwhile, Matthew (Martin Donovan) has his own problems: an abusive father, a heightened sense of morality that prevents him from taking semi-lucrative television repair jobs, and a suicidal streak that causes him to carry around a potentially deadly grenade. The meeting of these troubled minds at first promises to be beneficial for both, but sours as they are forced to interact with each other's dysfunctional families. As in all of Hartley's pictures, the narrative is filtered through an amusingly detached sensibility that some may consider an acquired taste.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/22/2013
UPC: 0887090051705
Original Release: 1990
Rating: R
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:47:00

Special Features

Upon Reflection: Trust The Making Of "Trust Interviews With Adrienne Shelly, Martin Donovan, Hal Hartley And Line Producer/Assistant Director Ted Hope

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Adrienne Shelly Maria Coughlin
Martin Donovan Matthew Slaughter
Merritt Nelson Jean Coughlin
John A. MacKay Jim Slaughter
Edie Falco Peg Coughlin
Marko Hunt John Coughlin
Gary Sauer Anthony
Matt Malloy Ed
Tom Thon Deli Man
Patricia Sullivan Ruark Boss
Bill Sage John Bill
Chris Cooke Diner Guy
Nena Segal Aunt Fay
Karen Sillas Nurse Paine
Pamela Stewart Mrs. Blech
Jeff Howard Robert

Technical Credits
Hal Hartley Director,Screenwriter
Claudia Brown Costumes/Costume Designer
Jerome Brownstein Producer
Julie Fabian Art Director
Nick Gomez Editor
Ted Hope Producer
Sigrid Insull Costumes/Costume Designer
Daniel Ouellette Production Designer
Phil Reed Score Composer
Michael Spiller Cinematographer
Bruce Weiss Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Trust
1. Chapter 1 [:12]
2. Chapter 2 [9:09]
3. Chapter 3 [9:47]
4. Chapter 4 [13:32]
5. Chapter 5 [9:10]
6. Chapter 6 [11:47]
7. Chapter 7 [10:49]
8. Chapter 8 [11:57]
9. Chapter 9 [13:34]
10. Chapter 10 [16:15]

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