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Sweethearts (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama | November 1997 (UK)
Arliss goes to a coffee house to meet Jasmine on a blind date, but she's not quite what she seems.

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Jasmine
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Arliss
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Noreen
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Charles
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Officer Carter
Buckley Norris ...
Asylum patron
Vinnie Bilancio ...
Officer Felliciano
Stephen Malkmus ...
Coffee House Singer
Debby Barkan ...
Girl in Floral Dress
Patricia Peralta ...
Girl in Shop Window
Dayna West ...
Girl in Black
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Telephone Voice
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When a man goes on a blind date, he gets more than he bargains for as she is a manic-depressive who is carrying a gun and contemplating suicide and perhaps homicide. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for language, a scene of violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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When Arliss and Jasmine both go to the men's room and start talking with the door open, the boom mic is visible in the upper right hand corner. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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The Way of All Things
Written by Rebecca Barnard, Shane O'Mara, Odette Snellen and Bill McDonald
Performed by Rebecca's Empire
Courtesy of Eternity Recordings(1996)
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Very misleading trailer
12 October 1999 | by (Naperville, IL) – See all my reviews

I saw a trailer for this movie last night and feel compelled to comment on it. In short, the trailer makes this film look like a sweet, quirky, romantic comedy. It isn't. Janeane Garafalo plays a suicidal loner who tricks a guy into keeping her company the night before she is going to off herself. Not exactly Notting Hill. While there were some laughs, this movie is very serious and depressing. If you like Garafalo, give it a shot. If you're looking for a light hearted romp, look elsewhere.


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