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The Five Senses (1999)

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 ... See full summary »

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Anna Miller
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Ruth Seraph
Elize Frances Stolk ...
Amy Lee Miller
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Rachel Seraph
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Robert
Philippe Volter ...
Dr. Richard Jacob
Clinton Walker ...
Carl
Astrid Van Wieren ...
Richard's Patient
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Rupert
Paul Bettis ...
Richard's Doctor
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Justin
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Airport Clerk
Sandi Stahlbrand ...
TV Reporter #1
Amanda Soha ...
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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$26,653 (USA) (14 July 2000)

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$497,091 (USA) (18 August 2000)
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Quotes

Robert: You look good.
Rona: Of course I look good; all I do is fuck and eat.
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Written by Alejandra Núñez
Performed by Proyecto Urbano
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Impressed by the atmosphere and authenticity of this metropolitan-people drama.
20 May 1999 | by (Karlsruhe, Germany) – See all my reviews

The promise Jeremy Podeswa gave with his first film "Eclipse" is really fulfilled now in his second "Five Senses". Authentic atmosphere and the various aspects of a little bit neurotic life-feeling of metropolitain people is again in his new film. Podeswa has an astonishing hand for showing the daily tragedies with credibility and he really cares about his protagonists. Intelligent dialogues and good actors complete the very good first impression. A director with a great future !


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