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Carried Away (1996)

R  |   |  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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Beverly
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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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No love is safe from desire. See more »

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

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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: Looking back you never regret the ones you did, only the ones you didn't.
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Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 13 April 1996 (1996) See more »

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SO HIGH
Written by Tab Benoit
Published by Justice Artists Music Corp. (BMI)
Performed by Tab Benoit
Courtesy of Justice Record Co., Inc.
Under license by Justice Music Corporation
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Dennis Hopper all grown up (sort of)
12 May 2004 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

It's been interesting to watch Dennis Hopper grow up in films, from the skinny, scared kid in "The Sons of Katie Elder", to his iconic role as Billy in "Easy Rider", to the whacked-out journalist in "Apocalypse Now", to this thoroughly middle-aged character. Here, he is the ultimate grown-up, at least at first, who feels the need to go back to years past in the idea of love/sex with the young student. He nailed his part. Amy Irving nailed hers, too, though it was a bit of a smaller part. Amy Locane provided the eye candy, for us as well as for Joseph Svenden (Hopper). Harder to understand her character's (Catherine) motivations. I can see that the pickings were pretty slim in that time and place, but the 47-year-old semi-crippled more-or-less engaged teacher? This film is worth seeing, if you can take some fairly unsettling images (Hopper naked). Grade: B


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