Nick, a high-school senior from Hoboken, can’t stop obsessing about Tris, his cute, blond, conniving ex-girlfriend. Norah, also a senior and an acquaintance of Tris’s, is dissed by Tris at a club in New York City, so to show she’s cool and has a boyfriend, she goes up a stranger, whispers in his ear, and kisses him. It’s Nick. Thus begins a night of fits and starts between Nick and Norah as they share a love of music, hunt for an elusive band scheduled to play somewhere that night, search for Norah’s drunk friend Caroline – with the help of Nick’s gay band mates, and keep running into Tris and Nora’s sort-of boyfriend. Both Nick and Norah have to figure out what they want. –IMDb
Peter Sollett (born February 9, 1976) is an American film director and screenwriter known for his feature films Raising Victor Vargas (2002) and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008).
Sollett’s first film was Five Feet High and Rising, a 26-minute short film about the growth and coming-of-age of teenager Victor Vargas. He and Eva Vives wrote Five Feet High and Rising as their thesis film in 1998 at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and he served as the film’s director, cinematographer and editor. After he had the opportunity to work with professionals in the film industry at the Cannes Residence Programme, the short film went on to screen on the festival circuit and won a number of awards at the Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Aspen Shortsfest, Valencia International Film Festival, South by Southwest Film Festival and Cinema Jove International Film Festival. Two years after the release of Five Feet High and Rising, Sollett and Vives reunited to… read more