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Carried Away (1996)

Joseph Svenden is a middle-aged school-teacher 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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Joseph Svenden is a middle-aged school-teacher 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 seventeen-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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Drama | Romance

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

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31 May 1996 (Greece)  »

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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 »

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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 »

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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.
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CRAZY
Written by Willie Nelson
Published by Sony Tree Publishing Co., Inc. (BMI)
Performed by Willie Nelson
Courtesy of Capitol Nashville
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
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A Male Romantic Fantasy
20 February 2001 | by (Denver, Colorado) – See all my reviews

A well-written story peopled with memorable characters. A bit off-putting, though, in its use of full frontal nudity....rather than displaying passion, Dennis Hopper and Amy Irving just looked plain cold.

And I do find it a bit of a male conceit to have a sexy nymphette of the caliber of Amy Locane be sexually aroused by a 49 yr. old (60 in real life) physically handicapped country schoolteacher who still lives on the farm with his mother. Perhaps she might have wiled away her Tuesday afternoons with him in the barn.....while she planned her weekend escapades with someone more suitable. As a woman, I found myself wishing Amy Irving would find herself a 17 yr. old stud to carry HER away....now THAT might be reason for some frontal nudity. But this film really is quite good....I'm just not sure women will like it nearly as much as the fellas.


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