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Life in the Fast Lane (1998)

There's No Fish Food in Heaven (original title)
R | | Comedy | 18 October 1998 (USA)
Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional... See full summary »

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Jeff
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The Stranger
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Rosie
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Minister Pete
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D.J. (as James LeGros)
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Venessa
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Stan / Suzie
Richard Gayler ...
Desk Sergeant
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Shirley
Madena Bennett ...
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Bill Cusack ...
Cop #1 (as Billy Cusack)
Scott Burkholder ...
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Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a pet shop owner. Unfortunately, when he arrives, she is with another man, who immediately makes love to her against the box. Then when they decide to open the box, they stab scissors into the box, killing the man. The action then follows that the spirit of the graffiti artist can now communicate only with the artist and, fearfully, she decides she has to get rid of the body. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language, violence and a scene of drug use | See all certifications »
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Quotes

Mona: You know you make little noises when you eat?
Jeff: I do?
Mona: Yeah.
Jeff: Okay. Tell me when I do it again.
[Jeff makes the noise]
Mona: You just did it!
Jeff: Oh. Yeah, that's my little happy noise.
Mona: ...Your little happy noise?
Jeff: Yeah. It's my way of thanking the food.
Mona: Oh. So, maybe we should start seeing other people.
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Soundtracks

Tiny's Blues
Written by Smokey Hormel and Lee Allen
Performed by Smokey Hormel and Lee Allen
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Well worth a rental
28 May 2000 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

The story is not predictable, every time I thought they were going to resort to a cliche, the film zips off in another direction. Although neither the acting or plot are brilliant, it has does have a few laughs, and it held my interest until the very end. In that respect, it is much better than most of the "commercial" films I have seen lately. Well worth a rental.


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