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Bag Lady
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In an ethereal, high-ceilinged room, women stand, waiting. Perhaps it's Purgatory and they're dead. In the room, two young women, one an actress and the other a psychologist, watch the last few days of their lives on a TV screen. Both are having affairs with married men, each has a long encounter with her lover's wife, and both these scenes take place in a ladies' room, one backstage at a play that's about to preview, the other at an opera house during the first act. The relationships between each pair of younger and older women take surprising turns, and in the room with the TV, a sylph asks probing and challenging questions of the two young women as they watch. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Inspired by Bellini's opera "Beatrice Di Tenda." See more »

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Lauren: I didn't know you were pregnant
Lucia: [Pointing to stomach] What do you think this is? A cushion?
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Music by Vincenzo Bellini
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14 November 2003 | by (Holland) – See all my reviews

This is the first DVD I ever bought. I was having my player delivered and I wanted to have a DVD so I could check if it worked. I bought this particular DVD because the story sounded funny, but mainly because it was cheap, only 5 euros.

If there is one thing I have learned from this movie, it's that you get what you pay for, because this is one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Granted it improves as it moves along, that is if you get past the first thirty minutes. The only reason I watched the entire movie is because I'd rather watch an hour and a half of an average movie than thirty minutes of a really bad movie. And fortunately it did move from really bad to average. But that won't give me my 5 euros back will it?

My advice, don't buy it, don't rent it, don't watch it.

0/5 stars


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