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Dangerous Game (1993)

 -  Drama  -  19 November 1993 (USA)
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A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

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Cast

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Eddie Israel
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Sarah Jennings
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Francis Burns
Nancy Ferrara ...
Madlyn Israel
Reilly Murphy ...
Tommy
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Prop Guy
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Blonde
Heather Bracken ...
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Burns' Buddy
Niki Munroe ...
Girl in Trailer
Lori Eastside ...
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Adina Winston ...
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Storyline

Eddie Israel is a moviemaker. He is beginning the shooting of "The mother of mirrors", starring Francis Burns and Sarah Jennings. "The mother of mirrors" is the story of the last night of a couple falling into decay. Eddie is very demanding with the actors, and the heavy atmosphere of the film acts upon the daily life of the protagonists. Written by Yepok

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasively strong language, explicit sexuality, and drug use | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

19 November 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Snake Eyes  »

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Box Office

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$72,495 (USA)
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(Unrated Director's Cut)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Eddie Israel is shown watching a scene from Les Blank's documentary Burden of Dreams (1982), about Werner Herzog's attempt to haul a real 340-ton steamship over a mountain during the making of his film Fitzcarraldo (1982) (which he successfully accomplished). See more »

Quotes

Eddie Israel: We could talk about this for decades.
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Connections

Referenced in A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrara (2004) See more »

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KING KONG SALSA
Written by Coati Mundi (as Coati Mundi-Hernandez)
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Madonna Hated This Movie
22 March 2006 | by (Detroit, Michigan) – See all my reviews

This is a strange and disturbing experimental movie. A rare and great performance by Madonna. She actually can act under the control of the right director. Although, I hear she hated. It seems ironic that she finally makes a good movie and doesn't even realize it. I guess she made some complaints that she thought her character was going to be stronger. (Funny, if she wants to be a Feminist Avenger, or some kind of role model of strength, maybe she shouldn't have made a career out of exploiting herself for fame and the all mighty dollar. Okay, now I'm ranting, but isn't funny how men are especially really down with the NeoFeminist Bull about how it's actually empowering for women to exploit themselves.) Ferrara plays with the autobiographical nature of the subject matter. The plot centers on a film director who compartmentalizes his personal and professional life, until the secrets of his professional life overwhelm him.


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