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Ari (Kevin Bacon) and Sam (Kyra Sedgwick), have incendiary sex a lot and burn down apartment blocks, wig-wams, etc...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ari
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Sam
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Liam (as Bruce Martyn Payne)
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Pia
Buckley Norris ...
Dr. Weiss
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Rivkah
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Carlton
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Fireman
Byrne Piven ...
Rabbi Lichenstein
Ernie Lee Banks ...
Wee Willie
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Wisconsin Del
Bo Sharon ...
Cowboy Young 'Un
Daniel Ben Wilson ...
Indian Young 'Un
Jeff Silverman ...
Lawyer
William John Murphy ...
Neal (as William J. Murphy)
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Storyline

As soon as they meet Ari and Sam get into a pretty passionate - and combustible - relationship. Indeed, the scenes of their rendezvous often seem reminiscent of the Chicago Fire. But the course of true flaming lust never runs true, and as they try to handle their all-consuming passion their two best friends endlessly meet to compare notes on developments. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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5 March 1992 (Germany)  »

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Originally intended for a theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

While Sam is playing the flute in a concert, her fingers don't move. See more »

Quotes

Ari: [Working in a darkroom, Ari mistakes developer fluid for wine] Liam! This is the worst piss you've ever bought! Next time spend the extra dime and get something with grapes!
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Features In Old Chicago (1937) See more »

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Kiss of Fire
Written by Lester Allen and Robert Hill
Performed by The Perry La Marca Orchestra featuring Sid Cohn
Published by Duchess Music Corporation
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Never catches fire
6 August 2013 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

If you're going to make a talky film it helps if what the characters talk about is actually interesting, a concept lost on the makers of this bore.

For some reason the underlying premise is that Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick accidentally start fires every time they have sex, but this idea soon lies forgotten beneath a mess of captions, music, monologues to camera and dialogue that tries so hard to be cool it makes you want to kick your TV over.

Bacon is worth watching (as usual) but writer/director Noah Stern's misplaced belief that his movie is hip and meaningful is just irritating.


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