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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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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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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David: I can't picture you as a dyke.
Candy: PLEASE... I'd be a lesbian!
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One of my all-time favourite films.
2 October 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a film that I always find myself coming back to every so often. Still, almost a decade since I first saw it, "Love and Human Remains" still has so much to say about men, women, relationships, sexuality and most compellingly in the film, how we as people relate to one another. Perfomances are absolutely incredible and totally convincing. Why I love this film so much is that it shows that, irrespective of one's own sexual orintation, we as people very much share the same experiences and that people shouldn't create 'walls' based on sexuality. We all experience this life. See this film.

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