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First Love, Last Rites (1997)

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Joey and Sissel are two misfits spending most of their time together talking or having sex. Gradually and slowly their relationships are becoming boring for them.

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Joey and Sissel are two misfits spending most of their time together talking or having sex. Gradually and slowly their relationships are becoming boring for them.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language
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7 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Proti agapi, teleftaio fili  »

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Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)

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$10,876 (USA) (7 August 1998)

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$40,542 (USA) (9 October 1998)
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great direction and editing
30 March 2000 | by (Mountain Mesa, California) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent film, marked by nicely nuanced acting brought forth by a splendid first-time director. The screenplay, editing and cinematography are all first-rate. Wagner and Burke, in particular, master their roles. Ian McEwan's symbolism in the original story is nicely transferred to the screen. A strong feeling of tension keeps one fascinated until the ending.


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