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Light Sleeper (1992)

R | | Crime, Drama | 13 March 1992 (UK)
A drug dealer reconsiders his profession when his boss plans to go straight and an old flame reappears.

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Marianne Jost
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Robert
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Teresa Aranow
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Tis Brooke
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Bill Guidone
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Carlos
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A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being and his effectiveness at his job. Meanwhile someone is killing women in apparently drug-related incidents. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A story about the discovery of the spirit, the Lure of Decadence, and the Chance for Escape. [Australia theatrical] See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong language and drug content, and for violence and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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13 March 1992 (UK)  »

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Könnyű altató  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,050,861 (USA)
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Trivia

The film briefly shown on TV in Ann's home at the beginning is Kenneth Anger's cult movie Scorpio Rising (1963). See more »

Quotes

Ann: [Angry at John LeTour for being late] You want me to suck your dick? Fine. You want a raise? No.
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References Streets of Fire (1984) See more »

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Twisted
(Child, Warren, Roberts)
© 1991 Virgin Songs, Inc. / EMI April Music Inc. / Desmobile Music /
Realsongs / Stimulus Music
Performed by Kane Roberts
Courtesy of Geffen Record © 1991
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Schrader gets it right!
4 September 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A drug runner searchers for redemption in a life that only has a past and present with no future in sight. Top performance from Willem and a clever characterisation from Saradon. The dialogue fits in perfectly while the music sets the mood right.


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