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The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995)

After the death of his strictly religious parents, forlorn young Darkly gets lost in the woods. A truck driver, Jude, rescues the exhausted man, who has only a bible for comfort. He brings ... See full summary »

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After the death of his strictly religious parents, forlorn young Darkly gets lost in the woods. A truck driver, Jude, rescues the exhausted man, who has only a bible for comfort. He brings him to the house of Callie and Clay, two lovers who live in the forest. While Clay is away in the forest, beautiful Callie nurses Darkly back to health, and he develops an obsession with her that is totally contrary to his upbringing - a sexual obsession. When Clay returns home and Darkly sees the two lovers kiss, it is too much for him. Every night he hears them making love. Darkly's descent into madness has begun... An extremely dramatical and exciting ending! Written by Frank Wallner <wallnerf@informatik.tu-muenchen.de>

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When your deepest desire becomes your worst nightmare...


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25 April 1996 (Germany)  »

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Although set in the American Deep South, this was actually filmed in Germany. See more »

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[last lines]
Callie: Is that for me? Thank you.
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Who Will Love Me Now?
Written by Nick Bicât and Philip Ridley
Performed by PJ Harvey
© 1995 Island Records Limited
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I was transfixed !
3 November 2004 | by (Fort Hood, Texas) – See all my reviews

I stumbled upon this movie years ago and only recently was I reminded of how great this movie was. Brenden Frasier and Ashley Judd were totally unknown to me at the time so I can't really compare any of their more recent works to this movie, but I can tell you that this movie has stayed with me for more than 6 or 7 years. I can't understand why anyone wouldn't be drawn in to the madness that is Darkly. His innocence alone would pull you in and beg for your compassion. I don't care what anyone else tells you, if you truly love great writing and movies that get to you where no other ones can, then you have to see The Passion of Darkly Noon. It's a dark thriller with a fabulous one-sided love story tragedy. Maybe I'm just biased for emotionally disturbing thrillers with twisted story lines that are not so far fetched that you can't relate on some levels.


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