Willem Dafoe Filming “4:44” on Broome Street

Posted on: May 13th, 2011 at 6:18 am by

Two months ago, scouts for a new feature called The Last Day on Earth were on the prowl for an apartment in the neighborhood.  The crew must’ve found their perfect place since filming recently commenced.  Except now the Abel Ferrara-directed project is instead called 4:44.

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Ferrara tweeted progress yesterday afternoon, showing us a glimpse of lead actor Willem Dafoe standing at the corner of Broome and Orchard Streets.  They were apparently filming scene 13, take 2.

 

4:44 is an apocalyptic tale about “two ardent lovers” who accept the inevitability of death in their final hours.  Below is another behind-the-scenes capture.

 

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