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The Heartbreak Kid (1993)

Michael Jenkins' movie "The Heartbreak Kid" centres on the coming of age relationship between a teacher (Claudia Karvin), and a wild and spirited student (Alex Demitrides). The teacher , ... See full summary »

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Christina Papadopoulos
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Dimitri
Nick Lathouris ...
George
George Vidalis ...
Vasili
Louise Mandylor ...
Eleni
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Evdokia
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Graham
Fonda Goniadis ...
Con
Vikash Prasad ...
Vikash
Bao Quach ...
Tran
Katherine Halliday ...
Maria (as Kathy Halliday)
Chaka Johnson ...
Soula
Keith Iosifidis ...
Manolis
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Michael Jenkins' movie "The Heartbreak Kid" centres on the coming of age relationship between a teacher (Claudia Karvin), and a wild and spirited student (Alex Demitrides). The teacher , Christiana jolts the young man, Nicks sexuality beyond belief. This story is centred in the Australian-Greek life upbringing which Nick is shown the truth about street life. Christiana is locked into traditions of how women are restricted into Greek traditions of women in the work place. Also how she commits herself into destined life of marriage with children which leaves her living across the street with her mom and dad. Written by Milt (Canada)

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A hip, hot and sexy lesson in love.

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Led to the spinoff TV series "Heartbreak High." See more »

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Nick Polides: [to Christina] I love you, Bubba.
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Spin-off Heartbreak High (1994) See more »

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Vision
Written by Ashley Rothchild, James MacKinnon & Sean Fonti
Performed by Caligula
Published by Lost In Music/PolyGram Music
Produced by David Harrow
Courtesy of Polygram Pty. Limited
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A nice touchy Film
2 June 2003 | by (Colombo) – See all my reviews

While it is not a masterpiece it succeed in arousing the viewers passion and sympathy. The story maybe used before, but the script and acting give it a fresher look. Of course the two lovers act beautifully ( In bed and Out of it). And they look beautifull.


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