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High Art (1998)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  12 June 1998 (USA)
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A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.

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Syd, who lives with her boyfriend James, goes to complain to her neighbor about the leak in the ceiling. Her neigbor is photographer Lucy Berliner and Syd starts to fall in love with her. Written by Anonymous

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a story of ambition, sacrifice, seduction and other career moves.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexuality, pervasive drug use and language | See all certifications »

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12 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szerelem művészete  »

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$47,499 (USA) (12 June 1998)

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$1,929,168 (USA) (11 September 1998)
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The character of Lucy Berliner (Ally Sheedy) was based on Nan Goldin's life and work. See more »

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Greta: I don't know. Maybe I will just go to China. I like China. We had fabulous... Opium there.
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A hothouse flower of a movie; it finally gives Ally Sheedy a three-dimensional role...
23 October 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Hard, tough, occasionally dream-like drama involving a drug-abusing lesbian photographer who's currently on "hiatus"; lured back into the professional world by a pretty art-magazine gopher, she finds herself in the middle of an affair. Emotionally intense movie is sharp and focused, though hurt by a puzzling finish. Ally Sheedy's award-winning performance as the shutterbug is one of her finest. It took a long time for Sheedy to reach the point where she could appear in a film like this and not seem out of place; her acting is getting more refined with age, and her brave turn here appears to put her juvenile romps (like, say, "Short Circuit") to bed. Radha Mitchell is also very good as the post-teen who falls for her. Gripping, moving film. *** from ****


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