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Sweet Jane (1998)

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Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.

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Jane is a drug addict who has just been diagnosed HIV-positive. Teenage boy Tony gets close to her and accepts her as a surrogate mother, but he's also terminally ill with AIDS. Written by Anonymous

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$59 (USA) (14 July 2000)

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$967 (USA) (8 September 2000)
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Tony: [about going back to the hospital] I'm gonna die in there! Don't make die in there! I want to die with you!
Jane: What? C'mon why? Huh? Why?
Tony: 'Cause I love you.
Jane: You don't even know me. How can you love me?
Tony: I don't know. I love you.
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Mildly good indie
12 November 1998 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I saw this film when I was reviewing it for a film festival. There is fortunately some good acting going on here. I was especially surprised by the kid from Third Rock from the Sun, a show I normally shun like a dark alley. Samantha Mathis is also not bad, although her character is the least well-formed of the two. The story is an interesting, if not familiar one, slipping into melodrama a bit too much. The film definitely exploits the heroin chic that enveloped the indie world following Pulp Fiction and Trainspotting. But, its rather brave tackling of a doomed love in the shadow of AIDS should be commended.


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