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Elephant Juice (1999)

Billy is a single twenty-something. His friends are concerned and are determined to help him find a partner. Handsome artist Will suggests he join him in the delights of clandestine direct ... See full summary »

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Daphne
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Frank
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Rock
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Restaurant Woman
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Billy is a single twenty-something. His friends are concerned and are determined to help him find a partner. Handsome artist Will suggests he join him in the delights of clandestine direct debit sex. Will's fiance Jules sets him up with a blind date. However, Billy has fallen in lust with Dodie a gorgeous blonde who works in his local coffee shop. Jules is having the usual qualms about getting married unaware that Will is paying for sex and carrying on an affair with her best friend Daphne. When Daphne has a crisis the friends gather at the hospital and find out a little more about each other than they bargained for. There are no secrets between friends. It all comes out in the end.

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22 September 2000 (UK)  »

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The film had the worst test screening scores in the history of Miramax Films, which led them to shelve the film and never release it in the US. See more »

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Something for Cat
from film "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Written by Henry Mancini
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A Great British, life-affirming film.
24 September 2000 | by (Bath, England, Earth) – See all my reviews

A questioning and sometimes slightly cynical commentary on love and sex and life. The ambling storyline cleverly ties together a likeable group of characters. Makes a nice change to see a film set in London on British streets with British buses and British people. 'Elephant Juice' looks like 'I love you' to a lip-reader. Go see this movie.


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