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The Five Senses (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  3 December 1999 (UK)
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Amy Lee Miller
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Philippe Volter ...
Dr. Richard Jacob
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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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13 September 2001 | by (Nevele, Belgium) – See all my reviews

The sense of sensing identity unifies these people by means of there (organic) five senses. They smell, see, hear, taste and touch each other by means of their sixth sense:they discover it by theirselves and by each other by means of the same senses. There are many more senses... But it is beautiful to see a film which show so many senses only by showing five of them.


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