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Curdled (1996)

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Gabriella, a Colombian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with ... See full summary »

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Eduardo
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Katrina Brandt
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Lodger
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Elena
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Clara
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Lourdes
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Eva
Caridad Ravelo ...
Joan
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Marie Clement
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Red Haired Waitress (as Sabrina Cowan)
Charley Tucker ...
San the Barback (as Charles J. Tucker)
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Gabriella, a Colombian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with a post-murder cleaning service and during a Blue-Blood clean-up job, discovers evidence that police have overlooked. Written by Amy Searls <searls1@marshall.edu>

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This serial killer is about to meet his match. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence/gore, and for brief language | See all certifications »
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27 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Sang-froid  »

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$2,309,723 (estimated)

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$49,620
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Trivia

The Gecko brothers from From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) are depicted as fugitives on a crime TV show spotlighting the "Blue Blood Killer". See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie, one of Paul's victims writes his name on a tile floor just before she dies. The penmanship changes from shaky and faint, to steady and thick. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Gabriela: Mommy, is this the house from Hansel and Gretel?
Young Gabriela's Mother: Yes, Gabriela.
Young Gabriela: Where's the witch?
[gunshots outside]
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER At the very end of the credits, after the copyright notice, there is a scene showing Gabriela driving a car, with Eduardo, playing the tape she recorded with Paul's voice saying her name after his death. See more »

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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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Matador
Written by Flavio Cianciarulo
Performed by Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
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Latin music, chewing gum and a glimpse of Tarantino - nice!
30 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

It's surprisingly hard to make fun about serious subjects, like murder. Curdled succeeds in it: it's a hilarious film about a girl obsessed with murder, with a nicely twisted vision of the world. Yes, it has it's faults, but there are some irresistibly funny moments in it as well.

Jones does an excellent job in this black comedy, it really is a shame we haven't heard more of her. Even Baldwin fits in his role! The soundtrack is spicy and quite excellent. Braddock has extended this from a short film, and unfortunately it shows in some places. A few scenes feel, well, boring, and dialogue isn't as sharp as it could be.

Tarantino is often linked to this film, although he was only the producer and wrote a very little piece of script. However, there are connections to his movies in Curdled and they are fun to catch.

My score: 3/5


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