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Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)

 -  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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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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Trivia

Michael T. Weiss appears in both Freeway films as a different character. See more »

Quotes

White Girl: You was right to kill your family, Cyclona.
Cyclona: Nobody ever told me that before!
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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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Referenced in Brows Held High: The Brown Bunny (2011) See more »

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One Last Time
Written by Louise Post
Performed by Veruca Salt
Published by Are You There God It's Me Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of DGC Records
Under License from Universal Music Special Markets
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exploitation at its finest
2 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

to give you an idea of exactly how over the top this movie is heres some of the key elements present:

bulimia/vomiting lesbianism amputees necrophilia serial murder transvestitism child abuse/torture cannibalism prostitution drugs (crack, huffing paint, drinking in the shower)

if you like that sort of thing i can practically guarantee this will become one of your favorite movies ever. Natasha lyonne gives easily her best, funniest performance and any fan of her work should stop at nothing to seek this out (although its not easy). same for Vincent gallo. Matthew brite is a sick genius and this is the most perverse, depraved, funny and entertaining film in his catalog.


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