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After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.

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He wakes up in her bed. He's Josh, an Australian photographer living in London, on holiday in Sydney, leaving in three days. She's Cinthia (Cin), a dress designer. They've met at a party and shared a cab back to their respective places, they're attracted to each other, he'll be gone in three days (no complications), so he stays the night. Each of them talks to the camera occasionally, commenting on what happens; so do her female friends and his male ones. An omniscient taxi driver also helps out. How will those three days go? What could be better than sex? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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3 days in the life of a 1 night stand.

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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9 November 2000 (Australia)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,521 (USA) (26 October 2001)

Gross:

$94,940 (USA) (14 December 2001)
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Josh stands naked in front of the sink, with his back to the camera, but in the next shot, before he says that he thinks he's gained weight, he's wearing black and white underwear. See more »

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Cin: I was thinking, should I ask him in? I don't know... I was feeling pretty horny.
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Eventually emotions come into it!
1 December 2000 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a great investigation into the challenge of having a merely sexual relationship with someone without letting emotions come into it. But, eventually emotions come into it because sex is more than just the release of biological urges. The two main characters Josh and Cin are perfectly portrayed by their players David and Susie. I'm sure they would have put a bit of themselves into their roles. The toughest part would have been filming the sex scenes and for the director filming the scenes without a hint of pornography. My rating: 8/10


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