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Praise (1998)

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An unfocused twentysomething (Peter Fenton) moves in with a former co-worker (Sacha Holder), who is suffering from low self-esteem because of her weight, looks, and a case of eczema. Their ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Fenton ...
Gordon
Sacha Horler ...
Cynthia
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Rachel
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Vass
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Leo
Yvette Duncan ...
Molly
Gregory Perkins ...
Raymond
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Cathy
Skye Wansey ...
Helen
Richard Green ...
Dave
Lynette Curran ...
Sexual Health Worker
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Sophie
Paul Lum ...
Darren
Fiona Mahl ...
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An unfocused twentysomething (Peter Fenton) moves in with a former co-worker (Sacha Holder), who is suffering from low self-esteem because of her weight, looks, and a case of eczema. Their relationship is based on unending drink, drugs, and sex. Curiously, though the two are presented in a tender and humorous light that lets the viewer get involved in concerned about their direction. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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$6,315 (USA) (30 June 2000)

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$30,432 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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Praise for "Praise"
20 November 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Praise" is a slice-of-misery Aussie flick which looks into the waxing and waning of a relationship between a sexually obsessed woman and her taciturn and less experienced boyfriend while both languish in a life of self indulgence, sex, indolence, sex, drugs, sex and more sex. "Praise" is one of those films which slip between the cracks of public consciousness for want of broad market appeal and entertainment value while garnering critical and industry acclaim for its ability to faithfully portray difficult human issues. A good flick for adult cinema devotees who are as interested in execution as in content.


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