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Change....Seduction....Passion....Jealousy....and Murder! See more »
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Lily is a sheltered art student from Michigan going to school in California. She finds an apartment and her roommates aren't quite normal... See more » | Full synopsis »
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What a tease! See more (34 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Anne Goursaud 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chloe King 

Produced by
Stephen Einhorn .... executive producer
Melissa Goddard .... executive producer
Paul Hertzberg .... producer
Catalaine Knell .... producer
Amy Labowitz .... executive producer
Peter Morgan .... executive producer
Vanessa Norris .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph Williams 
 
Cinematography by
Suki Medencevic 
 
Film Editing by
Terilyn A. Shropshire 
 
Casting by
Jeffery Passero 
 
Production Design by
Robert de Vico 
Christine Stocking 
 
Set Decoration by
Sue L. Steinberg 
 
Costume Design by
Patricia Wolfe 
 
Makeup Department
Alicia Hayes .... hair stylist
Alicia Hayes .... makeup artist
Martina Kohl .... makeup/hair department head
 
Production Management
Kirsten Smith .... post-production supervisor
Michael Vogler .... executive in charge of production
Matt Wall .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Day .... second assistant director
Phil Dupont .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Gert Broekema .... property master
Scott Getzinger .... on-set dresser
Gerald Lehtola .... art coordinator
 
Sound Department
Mark Boccaccio .... additional sound designer
Kurt Kassulke .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Vasconcellos .... boom operator
Kerri Wilson .... assistant adr editor
Craig Woods .... production sound mixer
 
Stunts
Paul Dallas .... stunts
David Hugghins .... stunts (as David Huggins)
Gary Paul .... stunt coordinator
Nancy Thurston .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Bahara .... first assistant camera
James 'Slim Jim' Ballard .... dolly grip crane
Greg Brooks .... best boy grip
Al Bruce .... grip
David R. Casey .... gaffer
Hugh Casey .... best boy electric
Alex Klabukov .... key grip
Michael O'Connor .... still photographer
Tom Stanger .... lamp operator
Jarred Waldron .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Nancy Kirkeby .... casting associate
 
Editorial Department
Alex Hepburn .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Dave Curtin .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Oliver Eisenger .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Bo Berry .... craft service
Trisha Boyd .... production coordinator
Lina Godouse .... stand-in
Joe Kay .... stand-in
Cynthia A. Palormo .... assistant production coordinator
Scott Peterson .... script supervisor
Kirsten Smith .... original poetry
Monica Strater .... production assistant
Louis Paul Tocchet .... key production assistant
Peter Tolle .... assistant accountant
 

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language
Runtime:
106 min | USA:108 min (unrated version)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Netherlands:16 (video premiere) | Netherlands:12 (re-rating) (2004) | Singapore:R(A) | South Korea:18 | UK:18 | USA:R | USA:Unrated (uncut)

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Trivia:
In a later interview, Alyssa Milano was questioned about the film. She responded by saying: 'I hope my Poison Ivy days are over'.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: At the party when Lilly and Gredin are in the bathroom, as Lilly pulls her dress down you can see the camera move up in the mirror behind her.See more »
Quotes:
Gredin:[leading her up to his sculpture] I got carried away with Donald, I shouldn't have put you in the middle of it.
Lily Leonetti:Well I uh, probably over reacted. I can sometimes be hypersensitive.
[seeing his work]
Gredin:You should be... You got it.
Lily Leonetti:Yeah. I'm the only person in class whose hand the teacher has to hold. Literally.
Gredin:Well Falk has weakness for his female undergrads, especially when they look like you.
Lily Leonetti:[looking around at his sculpture] What is this?
Gredin:This is my magical craft. I'm sorta hopin' it'll win me a Gougenhiem.
Lily Leonetti:[smiling] You'll get it.
Gredin:You psychic?
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008)See more »
Soundtrack:
AUFFORDERUNG ZUM TANZSee more »

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6 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
What a tease!, 8 January 2006
Author: lost-in-limbo from the Mad Hatter's tea party.

Lily is an art student who has moved away from home to start at a new collage, but also she's having trouble trying to fit in with her other pupils and flat mates. That's until she discovers a box in her closest that has some items that belong to a girl named Ivy. From what she gathered from these items that ranged from sexy clothing, her artwork and to diary, she was one fearless and raunchy girl who liked to play games and tease to get what she wants. So, now Lily strings along her guy who she's seeing and that of her married art teacher who slowly has became infatuated with her.

Alyssa Milano… there's no shadow of a doubt that she's best reason for watching this extremely tacky picture; really that's it. When Milano makes her first appearance she looks reasonably daggy, but she sure does look fine either way. The first film, which starred Drew Barrymore and Tom Skeritt I thought, was somewhat dull and rather ordinary. Again this one is no better, but since I'm a sucker for anything that involves Milano, it had me clicked in! This treads the same path of the first flick by presenting a adult thriller that oozes with steamy erotica, so if you like your trashy melodrama, bare flesh and soft core sex, well then this should tickle your fancy. One thing that I thought that the original had over this pointless sequel other then an actual story, was that it had such a heavily grim edge to it. But nuff said about the first film, in-retrospect this one is far more sexy and more steamier than the first. Although the one redeeming factor of the film, of course Milano, can't help that it seems to loose steam soon after it eventually begins. It's hard to put in words, but not much did happen, really. No plot behind the convoluted mess, but to rehash what we've seen before with moments that try to outdo each other, pointless flashbacks of Ivy (not from the first film) and some sequences that miss the point. Even when Milano's character starts acting out the desirable ways of Ivy from her diary it's slightly hypnotic, but that's more to her tempting presence and desirable actions than that of the material. The film's unpleasant ending is one of the things that go beyond the call of nature, but then at least it had some energy going for it, but still it was a bit overwrought. The pacing is at a snails pace and because of that boredom quickly moves in.

Since its set amongst an art environment, the whole artiness of it got a bit too shallow for its own sake and it could have destroyed the overall mood, that's if it even had one. But this is what you expect from your run-of-the-mill low budget film that would go straight-to-video without a whimper. Alyssa Milano silky presence evokes such an allurement, but she doesn't just get by with her looks as her performance is definitely above average and Xander Berkeley dished out a more then decent performance. It's just too bad they had to work with such undeveloped characters and a stiff script that was filled with something corny amongst every few lines. Sometimes I thought it was too thick and they had too much to say when it probably would have worked out better with less or none at times. The soundtrack had some sustainable tunes from the easy listening, rock and Gothic… but sometimes it was just too overwhelming in a very cheesy way. I most likely saw the cut version, which I watched off TV, but that's not what really bother me, it was that there were too many ad breaks which made the film drag even more. It's a real long shot to call this schematic flick good, but for the undemanding its light entertainment.

Only for those who enjoyed the original or have a soft spot for Alyssa Milano. Obviously, I'll be going with latter.

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