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Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  24 November 2000 (UK)
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A teenage prostitute escapes from a juvenile prison with a 16-year-old serial killer and both go on a destructive road trip to Mexico in this twist on the "Hanzel Gretel" fairy tale.

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Blanca
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Mousy (as Nicole Parker Smith)
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2nd White Girl
Abel Urbina ...
Mexican Trick
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Storyline

In this modern update of the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale (actually more like Gretel and Gretel), 15-year old Crystal is a bulimic delinquent who makes her living by beating and robbing potential "tricks". While awaiting a 25-year jail term, Crystal hooks up with a psychotic young lesbian named Cyclona, doing time for slaughtering her entire family. After escaping, they head for Mexico, where Cyclona's saviour Sister Gomez lives in a confectionery full of children. Along the way, they leave a trail of crack rocks, binging and purging, and dead people. Written by Peter Neal <tenebre@tenebre.com>

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When you live in the fast lane, there's no looking back!


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Rated R for strong perverse violence and sexuality, graphic language and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Doris Wishman was originally set to direct. See more »

Quotes

Cyclona: Rise and shine ya dirty slut! What do ya think of my new look?
White Girl: I think you look like a big dyke.
Cyclona: They're lookin' for two girls. Now if anyone asks, you can tell 'em I'm your little brother.
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No children appearing in this film were directly exposed to any explicit language or situations of a violent or sexual nature. See more »


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Candido Rodriguez
Performed by Tamborazo Zacatecano del Cañon de Juchipila
Courtesy of Sigala Records
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Different but just as good as Freeway
11 September 2000 | by (NYC, NY) – See all my reviews

Out from under the watchful eye of Freeway producer Oliver Stone, Matthew Bright lets his id run wild and the results are fascinating. Less polished but far darker than the original, this film is hilarious, touching and deeply disturbing all at once. Natasha Lyonne gives her best performance ever and Vincent Gallo is wonderfully insane as the wicked witch. Bright weaves his fetishes into the plot more skillfully and enjoyably than John Waters ever did. I can't wait for his next one, reported to be a re-telling of "Three Little Pigs"!


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