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Splendor (1999)

 -  Comedy  -  12 May 2000 (Iceland)
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An average, calm mid-20s girl named Veronica restarts her dead dating life all of the sudden, but with two guys: a sensitive failed writer named Abel and an airheaded drummer named Zed. At ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Veronica
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Abel
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Zed
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Mike
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Ernest
Dan Gatto ...
Mutt
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Alison
Audrey Ruttan ...
The Gloved One
Nathan Bexton ...
Waiter
Amy Stevens ...
Nana Kitty Cat
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Mike's Stupid Boss (as Adam Carola)
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Supermarket Cashier (as Julie Millette)
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Model #1
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Model #2
Emile Hamaty ...
The Wizard Cashier
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An average, calm mid-20s girl named Veronica restarts her dead dating life all of the sudden, but with two guys: a sensitive failed writer named Abel and an airheaded drummer named Zed. At first she despairs. Then she finds a way to date both without their finding out. Then she tells both about it. Then Abel and Zed meet each other, and, after much initial conflict, they wind up living together and evolve into a very odd yet happy threesome. However, as time goes by Veronica starts growing apart from them, while Abel and Zed become brother-like (and kid-like). So when a director starts courting a pregnant Veronica, strains ensue. Will Abel and Zed be able to grow up and save the day?... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Rated R for sexual material, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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12 May 2000 (Iceland)  »

Also Known As:

Cama para tres  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,937 (USA) (17 September 1999)

Gross:

$45,703 (USA) (29 October 1999)
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Goofs

During the whole conversation between Veronica, Abel and Zed after her return from Maui, the hands on the clock remain at 02:55. See more »

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References From Here to Eternity (1953) See more »

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The Jag (Radio Edit)
Performed by The Micronauts
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Slight, but beguiling and entertaining
11 October 1999 | by (Arcadia, CA) – See all my reviews

This film won't win any awards for heavy-duty messages or ironic commentary on the state of male-female relationships in the 90's. However, it will convince you that a menage a trois is not only undeviant, sometimes it's positively the only way to fly! The three leads are all cute as hell, and do a wonderful job with the quirky script. This reminds me of a French movie with a similar plot, Cafe Au Lait, translated into the demi monde of L.A. wannabees on the fringes of the entertainment industry. Worth seeing for the eye candy alone.


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