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Kids (1995)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  28 July 1995 (USA)
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A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sarah Henderson ...
Girl #1
Justin Pierce ...
Joseph Chan ...
Deli Owner
Johnathan Staci Kim ...
Korean Guy (as Johnathan S. Kim)
Adriane Brown ...
Little Girl
Sajan Bhagat ...
Billy Valdes ...
Billy Waldeman ...
Zack
Javier Nunez ...
Javier
Luis Núñez ...
Luis (as Luis Nunez)
Christian Bruna ...
Alex Glen ...
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Jennie (as Chloe Sevigny)
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Storyline

Disturbing, dark, low-budget independent film about teen-agers in New York City. The story focuses on Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), a teen who has a goal to de-flower as many virgins as he can. When one of his old encounters discovers that she is H.I.V.-positive, after only one encounter with a guy, Telly remains undaunted. Written by Allison L. Venezio <YankeeSNL01@aol.com>

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new york | sex | new york city | virgin | drugs | See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

28 July 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Delikventi  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,417,210 (USA)
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Trivia

Chloë Sevigny was dating writer Harmony Korine at the time of filming. See more »

Goofs

When the crowd of kids is beating up the hoodlum in Washington Square Park, they can clearly be seen kicking air. See more »

Quotes

Telly: Condoms don't work. They either break, or they slip off, or they make your dick shrink. Nah, but you still gotta use em, yo. At least I did once.
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Soundtracks

Traneing In
Written by John Coltrane
Published by Prestige Music
Performed by John Coltrane
Courtesy of Fantasy, Inc.
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User Reviews

* * * out of 4.

At first this just may seem like a pointless slice of 24 hours in a teenager's life, but upon closer viewing it's points become very clear. The sex scenes are rather drawn out and some of the situations are very disturbing and very graphic, but there really is kids like this in real life. Film manages to make important statements about safe sex or avoiding sex all together, rape, and parental involvement. It's raw and it's shockingly realistic in it's treatment. A very important film.






















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