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Jake Walsh
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Stella (as Judith Godreche)
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Pia
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Claire
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Kevin
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Sal
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The Chairman
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Wyatt
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Evan (as Katheryn Herbe)
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Lukas (as Zachary Tyler)
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Pierre
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Stephen Dorff narrates this tale about how his life goes astray as his character attempts to strike a balance between the demands of directing his first film and the pressures of his new romance with a model. U2's Bono plays a role in this film as both himself and Dorff's character's concience. Written by Anonymous

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The hardest thing to do in life is direct your own See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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27 November 1999 (Japan)  »

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De Cabeça Para Baixo  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The character of Evan's Husband (Jake's brother-in-law screenwriter) is based on the writer/director's actual brother in law, screenwriter Scott Frank. See more »

Quotes

Jake: There are three truths in life: you are born, you will die, and things change. OK, maybe one more: everyone has their stella, and when they do, no one else can even compare.
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The Sea
Performed by Morcheeba
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A good flick
25 June 2000 | by (STL, MO) – See all my reviews

A very, very good flick, as a matter of fact. I really enjoy the director's style and the soundtrack was great. The story was well done and it was a perfect movie for a lazy Sunday afternoon. My wife and I talked about it after and to me, that's the sign of a good movie: something that makes you think and want to discuss.


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