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

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Release Date:
9 November 2000 (Australia) See more »
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Tagline:
3 days in the life of a 1 night stand.
Plot:
After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 12 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(23 articles)
User Reviews:
Gentle, romantic, stage-play-like relationship study See more (30 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

David Wenham ... Josh

Susie Porter ... Cin
Catherine McClements ... Sam
Kris McQuade ... Taxi Driver

Simon Bossell ... Tim

Imelda Corcoran ... Carole
Dina Gillespie ... Girl B
Emily Saunders ... Girl C
Laura Keneally ... Girl D
Leah Vandenberg ... Girl E

Tammy Macintosh ... Girl F
Mark Priestley ... Guy A
Tamblyn Lord ... Guy B

Jason Clarke ... Guy C

Jason Chong ... Guy D
Tim Richards ... Guy E
Harry Bragg ... Phone Box Man
Pauline Anderson ... Phone Box Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Hobson ... Soundtrack performer - Che gelida manina (La Bohème)

Ken Waters (as Ken VerCammen)

Directed by
Jonathan Teplitzky 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jonathan Teplitzky 

Produced by
Marc Bonduel .... executive producer
Frank Cox .... producer
Bruna Papandrea .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Hirschfelder 
 
Cinematography by
Garry Phillips 
 
Film Editing by
Shawn Seet 
 
Casting by
Nikki Barrett 
 
Production Design by
Tara Kamath 
 
Art Direction by
Tara Kamath 
 
Set Decoration by
Carisse O'Brien 
 
Costume Design by
Kelly May 
 
Makeup Department
David Grainger .... makeup artist
Angela Mork .... assistant hair stylist
Angela Mork .... makeup assistant
Helene Simone .... hair stylist supervisor
Helene Simone .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Cathy Flannery .... unit production manager
Les Taylor .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dennis Kiely .... first assistant director
Belinda Mravicic .... second assistant director
Annabel Osborne .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Gillian Farrow .... stand-by props
Lea Lennon .... props buyer
Ben Lord .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Andrew Belletty .... production sound mixer
Mark Blackwell .... sound effects editor
Mark Blackwell .... sound recordist
Les Fiddess .... foley artist
Mauricio Hernández .... foley recordist
Phil Heywood .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Murphy .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Conor O'Connor .... boom operator
Philip Purcell .... adr recordist
Penn Robinson .... dialogue editor
Sue Scott .... adr coordinator
Stephen R. Smith .... sound mixer
Stephen R. Smith .... sound supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Ken Phelan .... opticals
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hallie Burton .... still photographer
Steve Carter .... gaffer
Stacey Cross .... camera attachment
Sally Eccleston .... focus puller
David Litchfield .... key grip
Michael Metzner .... camera attachment
Nicholas Seckold .... best boy
Irene Seeto .... clapper loader
Darryl Short .... assistant grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kelly May .... stand-by costumer
 
Editorial Department
Greg Chapman .... negative matcher
Kelvin Crumplin .... color grader
Al Hansen .... digital colorist
Milena Romanin .... assembly editor
Milena Romanin .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Ross Cockle .... music score engineer
Con Frantzeskos .... music supervisor
Peter Hoyland .... music supervisor
Nigel MacLean .... assistant music producer
Nigel MacLean .... musician: violin
 
Transportation Department
Peter Vorst .... vehicle coordinator
 
Other crew
Robert Connolly .... consultant
Jane Corden .... production accountant
Christian Luxton .... production runner
Tracy McKeown .... accounting assistant
Genevieve Mooy .... script editor
Annie Parnell .... production coordinator
Annette Smith .... unit publicist
Eve Spence .... continuity
 
Thanks
Kimble Rendall .... thanks
Corrie Soeterboek .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexual content and language
Runtime:
95 min | Germany:80 min | USA:84 min (approx)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Goofs:
Continuity: When Cyn is on the phone with Sam, Josh gets up from the bed wearing his socks, in the few seconds it takes him to walk from the bed to the window his socks are gone.See more »
Quotes:
Josh:For the first time in my life I was with someone I was really into, you know the feeling where you just crave them?See more »
Soundtrack:
Dress Me SlowlySee more »

FAQ

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Gentle, romantic, stage-play-like relationship study, 30 August 2003
Author: Jonathan from California

This film is simple in plot line---the growth from a one-night stand of a relationship that is expected to end as one party has to leave in a few days---but manages to build the characters with a mixture of soliloquy, quick comment from friends, reaction to fast sexual progression, and so on. It gives the feeling that it was once a stage play, but does not suffer for this. It has a few amusing weird bits, like the taxi driver. It is no blockbuster, but it is well-acted, well photographed, well scripted, has an interesting ending, and is generally warming, while succeeding admirably in making you see the characters without seeing their appearance.

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