MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,161 this week

Carried Away (1996)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  31 May 1996 (Greece)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 1,223 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 14 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 27 Jul 2011
 
a list of 3438 titles
created 06 Oct 2012
 
a list of 953 titles
created 17 Jan 2013
 
a list of 53 titles
created 20 Feb 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Carried Away" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Carried Away (1996)

Carried Away (1996) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Carried Away.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Chain I (1996)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.

Director: Luca Bercovici
Stars: Luca Bercovici, Gary Busey, Dennis Caparas
Carried Away (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Ed Franklin, a young man pursuing his dreams in Hollywood, returns home to Fort Worth, Texas at Christmas time to find his family in turmoil. His parents' marriage is crumbling and his ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Huckabee
Stars: Juli Erickson, Gabriel Horn, Mark Walters
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Elsie Townsend is a country towns-girl who wants to leave far away and get rich. She becomes the spoiled mistress of married local businessman Rick Chambers, but when his sickly wife Martha... See full summary »

Director: Kikuo Kawasaki
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Marley Shelton, Devon Gummersall
Canvas (1992)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

In order to save his brother from being killed by a group of murderous art thieves, a New York artist agrees to help in an art heist.

Director: Alain Zaloum
Stars: Gary Busey, John Rhys-Davies, Vittorio Rossi
Amor Bandido (1978)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Rio de Janeiro police investigator Galvão is pursuing two trails, one professional and one personal. While he tracts a serial killer of taxi-drivers, he also seeks his estranged daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Paulo Gracindo, Cristina Aché, Paulo Guarnieri
No Secrets (1991)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Three childhood girlfriends reunite at the parents' remote cottage where they try and come to grips with their separate development and diverging interests. Then a man with a secret shows ... See full summary »

Director: Dezsö Magyar
Stars: Adam Coleman Howard, Amy Locane, Heather Fairfield
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Detective Jack Ramsey is hired to follow Isabelle, the beautiful, but unfaithful wife of a millionaire industrialist. As Jack works the case, he is uncontrollably drawn to Isabelle, and they begin a passionate affair.

Director: Alain Zaloum
Stars: Patrick Bergin, Jayne Heitmeyer, Vittorio Rossi
Steel Sharks (1997)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In this undersea thriller, a United States submarine is seized by terrorists. But a rescue attempt by an elite group of Navy Seals goes wrong when they are captured. Now they must wage a silent war beneath the waves.

Director: Rodney McDonald
Stars: Gary Busey, Billy Dee Williams, Billy Warlock
Bossa Nova (2000)
Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Rio lawyer Pedro Paulo is recently separated from his travel agent wife Tania. His office has taken on an energetic new intern, Sharon. Pedro Paulo is working on a divorce case - his own ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Amy Irving, Antônio Fagundes, Alexandre Borges
Lethal Tender (1997)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Bad guys are poisoning drinking water, and there is only one man who can stop them, Jeff Fahey.

Director: John Bradshaw
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Kim Coates, Carrie-Anne Moss
South Beach (1993)
Thriller | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Directors: Fred Williamson, Alain Zaloum
Stars: Fred Williamson, Peter Fonda, Gary Busey
Dalva (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When she was a teenager, a woman got pregnant and wound up giving up the baby up for adoption. Now, 30 years later, she sets out to find her now-grown child.

Director: Ken Cameron
Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Carroll Baker, Powers Boothe
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Rosealee Henson
...
Catherine Wheeler
...
Joseph's Mother
...
...
Doctor Evans
...
Robert Henson
...
Lily Henson
...
Beverly
Alissa Alban ...
School Board Superintendent
E.J. Morris ...
School Board Woman
...
School Board Man
...
Charlotte
...
Marie
...
Frank
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 May 1996 (Greece)  »

Also Known As:

Acts of Love  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Gross:

$156,975 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Alphacine)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Joseph Svenden: What can I say. I'm a bad man. But sometimes it's great fun to be bad.
Joseph's Mother: You're not a bad man. If that made men bad, we'd all be lost.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 13 April 1996 (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

IN YOUR HEAD
Written by Janet Andersen, Joe Nelson, Guy Keefer
Published by Sturdy Paper Music (BMI)
Performed by Cardboard
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the most beautiful films I have ever seen
6 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Carried Away is nothing short of a masterpiece. Every single scene and piece of dialog in this film has a solid purpose. The camera work is the so gentle and subtle it crosses over from camera work to camera art. Every actor on screen is perfectly cast. The story of a Midwest farmer in the early 1960's whose life is jolted out of a monotony of safe boredom and into a dangerous moral dilemma. Not the kind of danger we see these days like CGI robots from the future, but the real danger of your entire life as you know it crumbling in front of you and your helpless to stop it, or yourself. The story unfolds before you like the slow blooming of a flower and in the first ten minutes I was so gripped by the subtle nuances, I felt like I was transported to the small town of Howardsville. I simply cannot say enough about this film. Watch it and you'll understand.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hopper's Nudity funnyguyla
ok gsrissa-1
Where can I watch this online? moviesrgreat89
Wow! I cried! jaredkearney
Was it just me? makeuplover69
Discuss Carried Away (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?