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Entropy (1999)

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 ... See full summary »

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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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A hip, edgy comedy! 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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Drinking in L.A.
Written by James Di Salvio, Duane Larson, Haig Vartzbedian
Performed by Bran Van 3000
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Truly the best thing I've seen in a LONG time...
1 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is really a film that got me moved, amazed and demanded empathy without much effort. Joanou hasn't been my all time favourite director, but he managed to get himself at my list of favourites at once (along with Stone, Wenders & Luhrman). First of all, the story and the way it was brought pulled the right emotional strings with me. Above that, the fact that Joanou really has a superb eye for photography/cinematography, the fact that he uses different film stocks and mixes colour with black and white and a variety of film speeds, resulted in my enormous admiration for this movie. This is really the best movie I've seen in a very long time!


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