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Kiss the Sky (1998)

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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Ilsa (as Ivana Milavich)
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Otero
Cris Daluz ...
Bande
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Asian Business Woman
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Xeina Lorena ...
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Ray Ventura ...
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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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9 October 1999 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Definitely Underrated
6 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a lot better than it is given credit for. Yes, I tend to be partial toward William Petersen's works, but this movie had an interesting story line and unexpected twists.

It begins with two middle-aged men that are not happy with their current lives. A business trip to the Philipines gives them a taste of what they are missing and what they wish they could have. After a few rushed decisions and what they think is a good idea, they decide to stay in the Philipines in an attempt to create their own paradise. When they fall for the same woman, however, problems will arise and they will be pulled back into reality.

If you're looking for a romantic movie with a "happily ever after" ending, this isn't the one for you. If you like the angst-drama type that resembles the real world, you should definitely see this movie.


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