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Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)

A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate.

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(story) (as Stavros Andonis Efthymiou), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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Michael Douglas
Matthew Dyktynski ...
Ari
Alice Garner ...
Alice
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Mia
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Danni
Suzi Dougherty ...
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Professor Richard Leach
Suzanne Dowling ...
Dr. Russell
Torquil Neilson ...
Toby
Christine Stephen-Daly ...
Susan
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Zac
Alvin Chong ...
Alvin
Myles Collins ...
Myles
Antony Neate ...
Tony
Brigid Kelly ...
Brigid
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Storyline

Two female students struggling to complete their university degrees seek a flatmate. At the same time Michael, a medical student, is looking for a new place to stay. Written by Ben Barnett <bhbar2@student.monash.edu.au>

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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28 March 1997 (USA)  »

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Ahava V'Tzarot Aherot  »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

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$22,807 (USA) (28 March 1997)

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$212,285 (USA) (25 April 1997)
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Trivia

Shot over a period of 17 days. See more »

Goofs

When Alice parks her car, the window is halfway down, but throughout the previous parts of the journey, it has been fully up. See more »

Quotes

Alice: I'm in the midst of doing my thesis.
Ari: What on?
Alice: Doris Day as feminist warrior.
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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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One of the best films I´ve seen in my life
23 September 1999 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I've seen lots of films in my life , and this is one of the best . This film talks about why we are always looking for love, and why we lose this love for stupid things . If you are a romantic person , this is a film for you , don´t think about it and see it . I'm sure you´ll never be able to forget the film , I know what I'm writing .


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