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Kiss the Sky (1998)

R  |   |  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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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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A Nice Movie About Uncertainties in the Middle Age
20 February 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Jeff (William L. Petersen) and Marty (Gary Cole) are best friends and in a middle age crisis. They spent time remembering their feats in their youths. Jeff is married with Franny (Patricia Charbonneau) and has two daughters. Marty is married with Beth. In their marriages, something is missing or was lost. When they travel to Philippines, they meet Andy (Sheryl Lee), a very different woman, and they both fall in love with her. They have a threesome and decide to leave their families and live together. They are introduced to Kozen (Terence Stamp), a Zen Buddhist monk friend of Andy, and they decide to build a refuge in one isolated beach. After a period together, Jeff misses his family and the relationship of the group deteriorates when Andy falls in love with Jeff. This movie, about uncertainties in the middle age, is very interesting. The story is not corny and I found it pleasant. The character of Jeff, who never finishes anything, always full of doubts, is very human. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): `Paraíso das Ilusões' (`Paradise of the Illusions')


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