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Kiss the Sky (1998)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  9 October 1999 (USA)
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Two professionals, Jeff and Marty, take a business trip to the Philippines. Their deep dissatisfaction with their lives leads them to forsake their friends and families for a return to the ... See full summary »

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Jeff (as William L. Petersen)
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Marty
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Andy
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Franny
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Beth
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Kozen
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Ilsa (as Ivana Milavich)
Ernie Ortega ...
Otero
Cris Daluz ...
Bande
Evangeline Pascual ...
Asian Business Woman
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Fantasy Girl #1 (as Elena Bennet)
Katie Chesters ...
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Hazel Meselvez ...
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Xeina Lorena ...
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Ray Ventura ...
Mateo Brother #1
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Two professionals, Jeff and Marty, take a business trip to the Philippines. Their deep dissatisfaction with their lives leads them to forsake their friends and families for a return to the alcohol and drug-induced wanderings of their youth. Written by Anonymous

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In Search of Paradise They Made One Mistake... They Brought Themselves.

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Rated R for strong sexual content, and for language and drug use | See all certifications »
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Thought-provoking, intelligent, philosophical, sexy.
6 December 2000 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

It is too bad this rates only a 5.8 by IMDB users. There is more to this film than the rather low rating. Check out the reviews on this page.

There are some great thought-provoking lines, especially by the Zen Buddhist monk, but also the dialogue between the two men and what happens to their marriages and families. Anyone caught up in the stress of today's modern world (and that is nearly all of us, right?) should watch this movie.

In particular, I recommend that all men watch this. It would be a good film for a men's group or those interested in psychotherapy. You women as well, especially married-career-family women: grab your man and watch and discuss it.

The biggest flaw was that I doubted if two men would REALLY do what they did on that island, with the young blonde and the construction. Too fanciful for me. But the messages in the film WERE reality-based.

The manner that sex was handled was done maturely. It is rated R18 down here in New Zealand, but the sex scenes are mild and not at all pornographic, and the resulting-final ethics are admirable and understandable.

It was refreshing to see a film with unknown actors, that is - without box office mega-stars.

By the way, my wife was half asleep in bed, ill with the 'flu, while I watched this. At first she mumbled that it was a silly B-grade movie, but as it went on she realized that it was actually a worthwhile film with depth.


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