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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)
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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... See full summary »

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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
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Desk Sergeant
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Shirley
Madena Bennett ...
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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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artist | surrealism | drugs | death | ghost | See All (8) »

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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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Life in the Fast Lane  »

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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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Connections

Spoofed in Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) See more »

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Something Stupid
Written by C. Carson Parks
Performed by Aimee Mann and John Doe
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Poorly done
20 May 2000 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

Hmmm... why isn't there info for this movie here? It stars Fairuza Balk and Jeffery Jones. It's about Mona who's ex-boyfriend Jeff sends himself to her in a box and she accidently kills him. For the rest of the movie he follows her around. It's got a horrible soundtrack and the acting's no good and the story was weak also. So actually, this movie was crap. I still think Fairuza Balk's beautiful though. I only wanted to see it cuz she stars in it and because it was based on a story/song by Lou Reed called "The Gift" off the album White Light/White Heat. Great song. Lou Reed's great.


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