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Nowhere (1997)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  9 May 1997 (USA)
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The third film in a trilogy by writer-director Gregg Araki. Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.

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Storyline

A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions while bizarre experiences happen to each one, including alien abductions, bad acid trips, bisexual experiences, suicides, bizarre deaths, and a rape by a TV star. All of this happens before "the greatest party of the year". Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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alien | bisexual | teenager | party | s&m | See more »

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"sexy, psychedelic, dementedly funny, with a sensational soundtrack... it's like clueless with nipple rings." See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for scenes of strong violence, sexuality and drug use involving teens, and for strong language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

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$27,354 (USA) (9 May 1997)

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$27,354 (USA) (9 May 1997)
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Trivia

Due to the high cost of the music used in the film, it has yet (as of 2012) to receive a region 1 dvd release. See more »

Goofs

Dark's facial stubble changes constantly. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dark: [voice-over] L.A. is like... nowhere. Everybody who lives here is lost.
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Crazy Credits

All the way past the credits, we see Dark sitting on his bed covered in gore and blood, finally breaking free of his shock with a horrible scream. See more »

Connections

References Baywatch (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Flippin' Tha Bird (The Ceasefire Remix)
Written by Mark Walk & Lesley Rankine
Performed by Ruby
Courtesy of Creation Records
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Trippy, yet very good
27 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As was said above, this is basically 90210 on Acid. From the very beginning one can tell that this film is going to be a major head trip, and would likely be best watched while high on some manner of substance. Still...I'm no stoner, but was able to watch and enjoy it without difficulty. The movie chronicles a typical day of the average 90s teenager, but with perspectives from all orientations and view points: lesbians, gays, bisexuals, stoners, drunks, the whole nine yards. The acting was excellent, and the plot, though difficult to see at points, was quite good. The thing that threw me was the addition of the alien that apparently only Dark can see. It seemed to simultaneously interrupt and fit the story line. Conclusion: this is easily one of my favorite indie films, and I hope I can find time to see it again.


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