Love & Human Remains (1993)

R  |   |  Drama, Comedy  |  23 June 1995 (USA)
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Set in a dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is a dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film ... See full summary »



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Sal (as Aidan Devin)
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Set in a dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is a dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and Candy, a book reviewer who is also David's ex-lover. David and Candy's lives are entangled with those of David's friends (a busboy, a psychic dominatrix, and a misogynistic civil-servant) and Candy's dates (a male bartender and a lesbian schoolteacher). Meanwhile, a serial killer menaces the concrete and asphalt neighbourhood in which David and Candy live. Written by Michael Stewart

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Drama | Comedy

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language, violence and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 June 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La verdadera naturaleza del amor  »

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$953,755 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Candy: I want more than just sex.
David: That's why God invented television.
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A movie you can watch over and over again.
20 May 1999 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews

I first watched this movie in Istanbul Film Festival back in 1994. It was so good I took couple of friends with me and went to see it again the same week. The characters are very well played and the humor here and there is amazing. It sure is a very powerful gay movie. Some scenes make you feel you're watching an episode of Friends with much more sophisticated lines. I guess I'll put it in my VCR and watch it again tonight...

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