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Claudine's Return (1998)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, Mystery  |  17 April 1998 (USA)
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An Italian drifter strikes up a romance with an emotionally troubled young woman, whom works as a motel maid/laundress and stripper in a small coastal town in Georgia.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Claudine Van Doozen
Stefano Dionisi ...
Stefano Mauri
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Pelican
Tony Torn ...
Roscoe Measles
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Kenneth
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Cherrie
Torrie Gold ...
Chloe
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Chloe's Father
Maia Lien ...
Chloe's Mother / Olga
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Doctor
John Lawhorn ...
Mansion Caretaker (as John B. Lawnhorn)
Richie Dye ...
Cockatoo Store Owner (as Richie Lynn Dye)
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Traveling Salesman
Julie R. Lee ...
Asian Woman (as Julie Lee)
Peggy Davis ...
Elderly Woman #1
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Italian Stefano arrives on Dolphin Island off the coast of Georgia and gets a job as a handyman at a motel. He and motel laundress Claudine start a relationship. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance | Mystery

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Rated R for sexuality and language
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17 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Kiss of Fire  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Claudine Van Doozen: You know, I had this science teacher once, when I was back in junior high school. I spent the entire year ignoring the man. Except that there was one thing that he said that I will always, always remember. He talked about this law. You know, this 'law' that governed the whole, wide universe. The way it worked is that, all things that mattered would be returned. You know, that matter itself isn't created or destroyed. It just lasts forever. We may not recognize them anymore, but they come back.
Claudine Van Doozen: [...]
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interesting attempt
17 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Christina Applegate gives very intelligent performance...the film itself has a fairly confused feeling to it--sort of dogma-95 by way of southern Gothic--and never really comes together, all the way--the overwrought sexual relationship also gets in the way of what might have been a more interesting character portrayal...one gets the feeling that one sortof story might have been intended, and another sortof story actually portrayed in the film. there also seem to be some language issues on the part of the male lead, stefano dionysi--who puts int something of a strained, lackluster performance. however--the cinematography is beautiful, the overall structure of the story moves in interesting directions, and Christina, again, is humorous, smart, and very much up to complicated character portrayals--a very interesting , though slightly failed attempt.


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