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I Want You (I) (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Music  |  30 October 1998 (UK)
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A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover.

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Helen is a young woman running a hairdressing salon; Bob is her boyfriend and local radio DJ; Honda is a mute kid who's secretly taping people's conversation and Smokey is Honda's sister who sings at local bar. New guy in town is the mysterious Martin, who shares some dark history with Helen and observes her from afar at first. Honda falls in love with Helen and starts taping her conversations with Bob, and that leads to reactivation of the Helen-Martin relationship. Written by Anonymous

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

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$1,242 (USA) (4 June 1999)

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$1,242 (USA) (4 June 1999)
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First good movie I have seen in 1999
27 March 1999 | by (Ankara, Turkey) – See all my reviews

Finally some movie with an ambition. After a long period of action packed trash, somebody though of bringing us some food for soul.

I must admit I am impressed. The atmosphere of I WANT YOU, the cinematography and feeling of dirtyness of human behaviours overcame me.

I believe that I WANT YOU somehow reminds of Kieslowki's SHORT FILM ABOUT LOVE but gets deeper into the area of human senses and perception of reality.

A must see for everyone who likes movies with soul.


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