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A Slipping-Down Life (1999)

A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.

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Evie Decker, a shy young woman, falls in love with pop star Drumstrings Casey after hearing his voice on the radio. Summoning the courage to pursue the singer, Evie starts to break out of her shell... Written by Anonymous

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You think you're invisible. But I see you.

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Rated R for language including sexual references | See all certifications »
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22 January 1999 (USA)  »

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$9,066 (USA) (14 May 2004)

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$95,436 (USA) (11 June 2004)
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Austin mayor, Kirk Watson makes a cameo in the drugstore scene. See more »

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In the scene just before Evie's globe breaks, she and Drum are fighting in the bedroom. Drum kicks his guitar case and it breaks the shade behind her. In the next shot it's fixed. See more »

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Faye-Jean Lindsay: [singing and dancing in Evie's house] It all comes down to sex!
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Dirty Windows
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22 September 1999 | by (austin, texas) – See all my reviews

A Slipping Down Life is a charming love story that keeps on giving until the very end. I especially enjoyed the performances of the film's two leads, Guy Pearce, and Lily Taylor. If you get a chance to catch this fantastic piece, jump at it. Fantastic soundtrack as well


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