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Carried Away (1996)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  31 May 1996 (Greece)
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Joseph Svenden is a middle-aged schoolteacher who lives on a farm with his dying mother. In his simple life there are no excitements, even in long-time relationship with a widow. However, ... See full summary »

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Doctor Evans
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Frank
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Joseph Svenden is a middle-aged schoolteacher who lives on a farm with his dying mother. In his simple life there are no excitements, even in long-time relationship with a widow. However, when 17-year old beauty enrolls in his class, Joseph would soon end up in her arms. After that, Joseph is torn between the passion and feeling that he is doing something wrong. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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A story of first loves and last chances. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for nudity, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Acts of Love  »

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$156,975 (USA)
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Both Dennis Hopper and Amy Irving have full frontal nude scenes in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Catherine's parents come to Joseph's house, the hall clock reads 8:35. When Catherine shows up just after her parents leave, the same clock now reads 7:35. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Evans: She certainly has a sweet lookin' little body on her, but you oughtta stick to fuckin' grownups, dumbass.
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Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 13 April 1996 (1996) See more »

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SERENADE FOR STRINGS IN E, OP. 22
Written by Antonín Dvorák
Performed by the Slovak Philharmonic
Courtesy of Naxos of America
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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14 September 2003 | by (Li Shui, China) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I have ever seen. If it had a few musical numbers, it would beat out Ishtar for worst movie of all time. Ed Wood is smiling somewhere.

This film is NOT a convincing character study, the premise that a 49 year old with arrested development issues is going to have a revitalizing affair with the local sex kitten (who initiates it!!) seems more implausible than the plots of most action films. At least the action films supply devices which we can use to suspend our disbelief. A 17-year old with a penchant for handicapped men still living with their mothers is beyond my ken.

At least I got a laugh out of this movie, Amy Locane's immolation of the horse (a ruse to get Hopper to act as a hero and save it, but his gimpy leg precludes such a possibility) is forever etched in my mind.


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