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Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

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Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

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A Heterosexual Film by Gregg Araki. See more »


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Rated R for strong vicious violence, graphic sexuality, pervasive strong language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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27 October 1995 (USA)  »

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$259,319 (USA)
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Trivia

Every time one of the characters uses the skull lighter, the flame is a different color; Blue when Jordan White lights it, White when Xavier Red lights it and Reddish Orange when Amy Blue lights it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Amy Blue: Fuck.
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"Very special thanks to my mom and dad" See more »

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Features My Degeneration (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Sometimes Always
Performed by The Jesus & Mary Chain (as The Jesus and Mary Chain)
Written by William Reid / Jim Reid (as James Reid)
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd/American Recordings by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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26 February 2002 | by (Somewhere, England.) – See all my reviews

Wow. What a film. This highly enterntaining, slick, fast movie, requires multiple viewings. The more you put in the more you get out. The story is a simple one. A teenage couple, sick of the world, pick up a drifter after a concert at quite a metaphorical venue. They then get dragged through murder, drugs, sex (Highly un-erotic), ya know, the usual. The dreamy, surreal visuals are a delight, and the symbollic use of colours and light are mind-blowing if not hypnotic. Please dont be disgusted, during the first viewing, instead look between the lines, where you will find the truth. I highly recommend this film to anyone who like to ask 'why?'.


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