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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)  »

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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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Syd: What's going on? Where's Lucy?
Arnie: Uh... she died this morning.
Syd: That is... a really fucked up thing to say to me. Now... I don't know what Greta told you or anyone else, but you don't know shit about me and Lucy!
Arnie: It doesn't fucking matter now! It doesn't matter.
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good movie, but a downer
6 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am always on the lookout for good lesbian movies with good acting and they are very hard to find. High Art fills both criteria, but every time I watch this movie I feel depressed. I don't know why, especially since I don't mind "dark" movies in the least. The relationships between the characters just feel empty to me. And, I never quite know what to make of the heretofore straight girl who falls for the gay girl. It must be said that the acting is quite good, especially Patricia Clarkson as the drugged out girlfriend of Ally Sheedy. Sheedy is also fantastic as the burned out photographer Lucy Berliner. I just didn't relate to any of these characters or to their relationships with each other, and in the end did not really care who lived or died.


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