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Hideous Kinky (1998)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  26 April 1999 (USA)
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Hideous Kinky is the story of two sisters (seven and five years old) traveling with their hippie mother from London to Morocco. They encounter many adventures, new experiences, and ... See full summary »

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Bilal
Bella Riza ...
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Carrie Mullan ...
Lucy
Pierre Clémenti ...
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Mohcine Barmouni ...
Aziz
Annouar Zrika ...
Hicham
Mohamed Cherkaoui ...
Hadaoui
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Hideous Kinky is the story of two sisters (seven and five years old) traveling with their hippie mother from London to Morocco. They encounter many adventures, new experiences, and interesting culture as they tag along on their mother's search for freedom and love. It is told through the eyes of the youngest girl, and we learn her observations on life, Mum, and determined sister, Bea. Written by Jesse Payne <RUbabes@aol.com>

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It's not just an adventure... It's a love affair. See more »

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Rated R for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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26 April 1999 (USA)  »

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A marokkói kaland  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$82,431 (USA) (16 April 1999)

Gross:

$1,262,786 (USA) (13 August 1999)
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The title of the film and book comes from the only two words the two girls remember their mum's friend saying "Hideous" and "Kinky". Bea in particular uses the words in a game that the girls play which is similar to "tag" but if she shouts "Hideous Kinky" before her sister tags her she is free. See more »

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Julia: Every week a new set of men, have you noticed?
Bea: Prostitutes
Julia: Do you think so? Where did you learn that!
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not for the story seeking weak willed not prepared to do some thinking of their own
9 April 2004 | by (Earth, Solar system) – See all my reviews

This is simply a beautiful film, breathtakingly shot, with wonderful acting especially so by Carrie Mullan. Of the two girls, she rightly so has the [even if only slightly so] bigger acting part. Refreshingly free of a rigorous story line, you can just enjoy the atmosphere and exquisite photography. And, of course the actors. Winslet is her usual self, solid acting, and she's apparently not afraid to show herself in a less than perfect physical appearance, against the Standard-Issued-Hollywood-Bodies culture. A leeettle chubby, she's the perfect reflection of Greek sculpture. Mullan's mimique is very grown-up, Riza is good, though at times her inexperience shines through and Taghmaoui is quite sympathetic. The nudity in this film can be [but should not be] considered daring in this day and age, and is thus true to the film's era. The makers obviously thought something like: 'Shove it, if this arouses or excites you, there's something very wrong with you' and i salute them for it.


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