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

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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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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

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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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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Very honest. Tragic and hopeful at the same time
26 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Dennis Hopper - and this is one of his best works. I'm not sure if he came to the script or if this was just the perfect vehicle for his ability to play complexity - but such doesn't really matter.

Busey was excellent when he's usually too much. Hal Holbrook was solid.

The story was one that middle-aged men are frequently (more often than we may expect) confronted with. This was the most unsensational, honest, and thoughtful presentation of the conflict I've ever watched. Great flick for the thoughtful.

There was a very sexual content - but never was it gratuitous. Every scene had a purpose. It was a rare film in that if you wanted to be entertained, it did that. If you wanted to provoke thought, it did that, too. How involved do you want to be?

If you enjoy movies that leave you taking more than one position, and arguing with yourself about what is "right" this is the kind of flick you'd enjoy.


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