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Hairshirt (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  10 March 2011 (Portugal)
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A self-obsessed man runs through one woman after another in this screwball comedy. One of his rejected former lovers decides to take it upon herself to see to it that he never develops ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Paraskevopoulos ...
Danny Reilly (as Dean Paras)
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Male Casting Agent #1
Evan Glenn ...
Young Danny Reilly
Louise Devar ...
Young Peter Angelo
Leelee Groome ...
Teacher
Stephanie Sotomayer ...
Young Girl on Couch
Adriana Morera ...
Lynn Wallbanger
Casey Kretzmer ...
Tina Verussi
Lindy Ransom ...
Hollywood Girl #1
Lauren S. Wood ...
Hollywood Girl #2
Jen Simmons ...
Hollywood Girl #3
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Jean Luc Weber
Victoria Trilling ...
Model at Jones
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Renée Weber
Leah Diamond ...
Girl with Legs
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A self-obsessed man runs through one woman after another in this screwball comedy. One of his rejected former lovers decides to take it upon herself to see to it that he never develops another relationship and sets out in attack when he does fall for an actress. Completing the mess, his constantly talking roommate and film co-writer also has a crush on the actress. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Feature film acting debut of Alfonso Cuarón, who portrays B.J. Copp Director. See more »

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No animals were harmed in the making of this motion picture. Only a few human beings were truly devasted during the excruciating process of making this movie as it was surrounded by some individuals who believed their own hype. But fortunately love did conquer greed and evil. See more »

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References Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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This is the greatest film of 1998
19 September 1998 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I have just returned from the Toronto Film Festival, breathless not only from laughing at the film, but also because I ran - literally ran - from the theatre to the nearest Internet Cafe so that I might register my immense pleasure with this film. Every aspect of this movie blows me away. Take every cheesy romantic comedy you've seen, every lame line you've seen delivered by a plastic Romeo to his inflatable Juliet, and throw them away. Dean Paras has managed to breathe new life into the rotting corpse that WAS American (or Canadian) dramedy. The movie is superb, funny, sad, real, real, real. Go see this with the person you intend to marry, and present the ring afterwards. She may be so greatful that you made her watch it, she'll say yes.


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