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Stranger Than Fiction (2000)

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Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.

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While waiting for their flight in a bar of an airport, the writer Donovan Miller tells the story of his best-seller to a stranger to kill time. In Salt Lake City, Violet Madison, Austin Walker, Emma Scarlett and Jared Roth are good friends. After going together to a bar, Jared comes wounded to Austin's apartment in the late night and confesses that he is gay and has just killed a man in his apartment. He asks to his friends to help him to vanish with the body of the victim. The group agrees, and after many incidents, Violet stresses, jeopardizing the group. When Violet is found hanged in her house, many secrets are disclosed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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one murder leads to another

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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Am Anfang war ein Mord  »

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Violet Madison: Really, what's one more body amongst friends?
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A Pleasant Surprise
30 September 2000 | by (San Antonio, TX) – See all my reviews

Ok, well I caught this film at like 4:30 in the morning on Cinemax and I wasn't expecting much..Not that you can necessarily trust the ratings assigned to movies, but this one got 1 star.So I am thinking its probably gonna bore me to death...Well I missed the first 5 minutes or so, but from there on I found myself quite engrossed in the movie..It has its flaws and at times it does become a little contrived, but overall I found it to be a prety decent movie..Very well-acted, it has the always beautiful Dina Meyer which certainly doesn't hurt, and the twists and turns will keep you guessing throughout..The end of the movie as one of the other reviewers on here stated is done quite strange, but done for a reason to show exactly why things unfolded the way they did. Choose "Stranger Than Fiction" as a rental one night, go into it with an open mind, and I think you will find this one to be a pretty good ride. On a scale of 4 stars, I give this one a 2.5


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