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When Love Comes Along (1998)

When Love Comes (original title)
Between getting trashed, tripping, blowing guys off and writing songs, Mark falls for Stephen. Fig and Sally put perform Marks songs between casual sex with anyone and everyone. Katie is a ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Katie
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Mark
Simon Prast ...
Stephen
Nancy Brunning ...
Fig
Sophia Hawthorne ...
Sally
Simon Westaway ...
Eddie
Judith Gibson ...
Magazine Reporter
Barret Irwin ...
Dreadlock Guy
Yolan Moodley ...
Boy at Club
Jon Brazier ...
Recording Engineer
Celia Nicholson ...
Drunk Woman
Grant Triplow ...
Waiter
Lulu Alach ...
Lounge Bar Waitress
John Dybvig ...
Lounge Bar Man
Irene Drake ...
Lounge Bar Woman
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Between getting trashed, tripping, blowing guys off and writing songs, Mark falls for Stephen. Fig and Sally put perform Marks songs between casual sex with anyone and everyone. Katie is a few-hit wonder who hit rock-bottom in L.A and returns to New Zealand to patch her life back together. Stephen, Mark and Katie branch out for a slumber party at a beach house of their better days. Fig and Sally arrive, and not long after Eddie arrives also (Katies American guy). Mark stops running away from Stephens love, Katie and Eddie get engaged and Fig and Sally ... have sex? Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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9 September 1999 (New Zealand)  »

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$3,242 (USA) (25 June 1999)

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$3,242 (USA) (25 June 1999)
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Stephen: Life's a stage.
Katie: Life's a bitch.
Stephen: Life's a bitch on the stage.
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A pleasant surprise!
23 April 2008 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I didn't know much about this movie when I bought it on DVD the other day. I didn't know any of the actors in it nor did I know the director, so I guess it's fair to say that "The clean slate" was in use.

The movies opening was not very reassuring, as I normally don't like the present day narrator style, where the narrator is guiding us through an otherwise chronological story that is being played out in the past. But in a matter of minutes I had forgotten all about that, and just enjoyed this romantic drama. I liked the way everything was told in a straightforward way, not trying to only hint at things, but simply stating the facts. I liked that the feelings portrayed were so tangible and real that I had no problem relating to them. But there is no doubt in my mind that what really carries the movie through is the actors headed by Rena Owen and Dean O'Gorman who gave stunning and very moving performances. I also really enjoyed the music, and especially the song "Another You" struck a nerve with me.

So in conclusion I would have to say that to me "When Love Comes" was a very pleasant surprise.


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