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The Five Senses (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  3 December 1999 (UK)
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Anna Miller
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Ruth Seraph
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Amy Lee Miller
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Rachel Seraph
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Robert
Philippe Volter ...
Dr. Richard Jacob
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Astrid Van Wieren ...
Richard's Patient
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Justin
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Sandi Stahlbrand ...
TV Reporter #1
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Sylvie
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Interconnected stories examine situations involving the five senses. Touch is represented by a massage therapist who is treating a woman, while her daughter accidentally loses the woman's pre-school daughter in the park. The older daughter meets a voyeur (vision), a professional house-cleaner has an acute sense of smell, a cake maker has lost her sense of taste, and an older man is losing his hearing. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Nothing can cure the soul but the senses. -- Oscar Wilde

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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3 December 1999 (UK)  »

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Cinco sentidos  »

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$5,692 (Norway) (13 October 2000)

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$9,846 (Norway) (20 October 2000)
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Robert: You look good.
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Quiet and sensual.
19 February 2001 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

An enjoyable quiet movie that examines people's perceptions of the world and themselves. Worthy of a watch. I enjoyed Gabrielle Rose's performance. She was good in "The Sweet Hereafter" and very engaging in this movie. The rest of the cast was equally good. I do have a problem with the title. I kept thinking this character is this sense and this one is that sense which distracted me from the unfolding stories. I think a more generic title like "Sense" would have been better. The ending was unexpected.


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