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The Paint Job (1993)

About a love triangle, involving house painter, his boss and the boss sensitive, vulnerable wife. The film turns into a picture of hidden desires, romantic dreams and dangerous obsessions.

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About a love triangle, involving house painter, his boss and the boss sensitive, vulnerable wife. The film turns into a picture of hidden desires, romantic dreams and dangerous obsessions.

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Love is a many-splattered thing

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Comedy | Thriller

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Rated R for language, and for some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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22 April 1994 (UK)  »

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Painted Heart  »

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The central scenes were filmed at a house in Seventh Avenue in Kenosha, Wisconsin. See more »

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A peculiar hybrid
1 April 2000 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

The Paint Job is a peculiar hybrid; it could be characterized as a thriller, a rather odd romantic comedy, and as a romantic satire. And while I found this to be an unsettling mix--one was not always quite sure how to respond--my general take on the film was positive. The pacing was admittedly too slow at times, but the writing was quite strong, the performances of Ted Levine, Robert Pastorelli, Bebe Neuwirth, and Will Patton were first rate, and climactic battle was like no other I have ever seen


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