A wealthy man with a penchant for living on the edge and engaging in dangerous, life-threatening activities becomes romantically involved with a female university professor who has the same proclivities.

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Martin Cheevers
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A wealthy man with a penchant for living on the edge and engaging in dangerous, life-threatening activities becomes romantically involved with a female university professor who has the same proclivities.

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11 March 1985 (USA)  »

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Kicks : our stinky world's game !

Of course it's not a great movie, but it has a great idea. We live a stinky world, where people are all easy to be bought. And honesty, friendship, love.. are all parts of the game. You have to enjoy, but only if you are one of the players. Otherwise you'll be kicked for nothing but kicks, with no consolation for your humanity. Well, you have got to love this wild metaphoric reading.

The structure is loaded with internal meanings : Rich sick robots control less rich more sane humans, anyone searches now for love is a lonely lamb in a savage jungle, and it's where life = lying. It was really burning and unforgettable to discover that all the people around the heroine were acting, simply because all the people around you just do the same !

Despite many points of weakness that can be noticed, (Kicks) is a very important movie according to its cruel world which's not a dark vision for ours, only a part of its already true darkness. Finally, in front of an awful life like this, don't kick about or kick against. Do what the lead did; try to kick back, just to prove your innocence. It's the movie's best suggestion for all the not rich, not lair persons to survive through our stinky world's game.


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