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Joe
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Betty
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Nick
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Amy
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Danny
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Santiago
Bernie Abbot ...
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Big John
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Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to awaken Joe's hope in the future as well as Betty's sexual passions. Until their son Danny returns home and notices the changes... Written by John Allison <johna@cs.colorado.edu>

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some violence and drug use | See all certifications »
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24 January 1996 (USA)  »

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$34,411 (USA) (27 September 1996)

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$315,752 (USA)
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Nick: [narration over fish caught in net] It's amazing the way you get into things.
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Very erotic, but tastefully done.
28 December 1998 | by (Bethesda, MD) – See all my reviews

A fairly common theme- a young drifter has an affair with a bored older married woman, but somehow special. Very erotic, but not an X movie and tastefully done. Alonso is great, as are Olmos and the newcomer- Vereen. Also has a little bit of comedy. Alonso is very sexy, and also very realistic. You can actually feel what the three leads are feeling. The setting- a fish market is perfect. The characters of the three leads are all sypathetic and likeable. I have watched the movie several times.


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