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A Little Bit of Soul (1998)

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Two scientists vie for funding from a wealthy heiress and her loopy politician husband.

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Richard and Kate are former lovers who are now working independently to find the secret of the aging process. Both apply for funding from the Michael Foundation, and are asked to spend the weekend discussing the proposals with the Head of the Foundation, who happens to be married to the Australian Treasurer. They have a very interesting weekend. Written by Anonymous

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In love, science and politics, anything is possible if you're willing to give up... A Little Bit of Soul.

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19 March 1998 (Australia)  »

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Con un po' d'anima  »

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DEM 53,629 (Germany) (3 July 1998)

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DEM 53,629 (Germany) (3 July 1998)
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"a completely boring film about the Devil, the fountain of youth and government figures making fools of themselves"
23 November 2000 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

Nobody says it like the New York Times, source of the above quot. I saw a movie I hadn't heard of in the new releases rack at Bockblusters. I thought what's to lose with Geoffrey Rush and good Australian perverse fun? My first problem is that they actually show you a trailer for the movie right before the movie? What folly this? After watching I can only guess that some exec thought that the anticipation of wacky plot twists might keep viewers from springing out of their seats and pushing rewind. I sure couldn't make it through the viewing in one sitting. Had to view part 2 first thing on Thanksgiving morning when resistance was low. Astoundingly dull. Lovely actors and scenery portraying a feeble script. Really: don't bother.

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