MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 39,623 this week

Passionless Moments (1983)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 429 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

A collection of everyday awkward and embarrassing moments, each with an uneasy familiarity.

Directors:

,
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 06 Jun 2011
 
list image
a list of 100 titles
created 20 Sep 2011
 
a list of 174 titles
created 09 Feb 2012
 
a list of 3213 titles
created 04 Sep 2013
 
a list of 1016 titles
created 30 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Passionless Moments (1983)

Passionless Moments (1983) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Passionless Moments.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

In the Cut (2003)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A New York writing professor, Frannie Avery (Ryan), has an erotic affair with a police detective (Ruffalo) investigating a murder in her neighborhood of a beautiful young woman...

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

I believe it is Gloria's brother that is part of these games and impregnates her.

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Gabrielle Shornegg, Geraldine Haywood, Marina Knight
Young Torless (1966)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

At a boarding school in the pre-war Austro-Hungarian Empire, a pair of students torture one of their fellow classmates, Basini, who has been caught stealing money from one of the two. The ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: Mathieu Carrière, Marian Seidowsky, Bernd Tischer
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Mick's father, Barry, sells the family piano, causing Mick's mother, Irene to leave. In order to raise enough money to buy the piano back, Mick dresses in his mother's clothes and becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Gerard Lee
Stars: Toni Pearen, David Price, John Jarratt
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey
Bear I (2011)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Follows the continuing adventures of Jack, who always takes things too far. This time he is organizing a surprise for his girlfriend, with unintended consequences.

Director: Nash Edgerton
Stars: Nash Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Warwick Thornton
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A father along with his son and sister is driving back home in his car. The son continiously is throwing orange peels onto the road when suddenly the father stops the car and tells his son ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Tim Pye, Katie Pye, Ben Martin
Dancing Daze (TV Series 1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Meryl Tankard, Patsy Stephen, Laurence Clifford
An Angel at My Table (TV Mini-Series 1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Peel (2002)
Short | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Michael Streeter
Stars: Justin Theroux
Drama

An artist from Nevada move to New York's in the mid-1970s and immerses herself into the city's underground art scene.

Director: Jane Campion
8 (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

Directors: Jane Campion, Gael García Bernal, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Nigist Anteneh, Tefera Gizaw, Fekadu Kebede
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Benton ...
Ed Tumbury
Ann Burriman ...
Gwen Gilbert
Alan Brown ...
Neighbor / Neighbor
Sean Callinan ...
Jim Newbury
Paul Chubb ...
Jim Simpson
Sue Collie ...
Angela Elliott
Haedyn Cunningham ...
Board Member
Ron Gobert ...
Board Member
Elias Ibrahim ...
Ibrahim Ibrahim
Paul Melchert ...
Arnold
George Nezovic ...
Gavin Metchalle
Jamie Pride ...
Lyndsay Aldridge
Gordon Quiller ...
Board Member
Keith Smith ...
Board Member
Yves Stening ...
Shaun
Edit

Storyline

A voice says, "There are 1,000,000 moments in your neighborhood; each has a fragile presence which fades almost as it forms." Ten such moments are dramatized, from a chubby man exercising and realizing that "sex" and "thing" go together to an ill, bored child discovering that most pieces of paper fit on top of a Scotties box. Along the way, a child races time, a matron thinks she hears a woodpecker, an unfaithful gay man wonders why his eyes can't focus on two depths simultaneously, Angela thinks about her uncle's pet pig as she eats pork, beer-drinking Ed recalls his school football days and vows to get back in shape, and a bachelor remembers his mother. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

title directed by female | See All (1) »

Genres:

Short | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 September 2000 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Leidenschaftslose Augenblicke  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This short film is featured on the 2-Disc Criterion Collection DVD for Sweetie (1989). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
get out of my head!
26 September 2006 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Jane Campion's "Passionless Moments" is a short film containing ten short films. More than being simply short, they are tiny. The film deals with nonsense that goes through one's mind that no one dares share when asked "what are you thinking about". It's really a wonderful concept for a short film, and the result is a funny, touching piece of work. It would be impossible to pick a favorite bit, and truthfully it would do a disservice to the film itself to try and express the actual occurrences in each mini-short. It might be worth noting that Gerard Lee was indicated in the credits as ex-director. Perhaps that's why the finished product has far more visible passion than the sketches themselves, which comes straight from the filmmaker's chair.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Passionless Moments (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?