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A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.

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Storyline

Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves swiftly from academic routine, homesickness, and girlish silliness to the darker region of lover's intrigue. Written by Anonymous

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Friends. Roommates. Lovers.

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

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20 September 2001 (Israel)  »

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Rebelles  »

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$41,215 (USA) (6 July 2001)

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$302,365 (USA) (31 August 2001)
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After a few years of playing adult roles, this was the first of three high school roles in a row for Piper Perabo. She was cast as a teenager, although she was already in her mid-20's at the time. She'd already been a bartender in Coyote Ugly (2000) and a government agent in The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000), amongst other roles. See more »

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[Everybody on the field looks up and sees Paulie on the roof of the builing with the falcon perched on her arm]
Mouse: [Quietly, in tears] Paulie... Paulie... please!
Paulie: [recites] 'I will make me a willow cabin at your gate, and call upon my soul within the house... '
[Tori's eyes widen as she shakes uncontrollably]
Paulie: [quietly] I rush into the secret house...
[Paulie stretches both of her arms out sideways]
Tori: PAULIE!
[Paulie leans forward and then falls off the roof. The falcon flies away]
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A much deeper film than expected
9 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I only decided to see this film simply because I liked Piper Perabo in 'Coyote Ugly', an enjoyable but 'lightweight' film. I watched 'Lost and Delirious' for the first time last evening and I was totally blown away by Piper's performance which surprised me, taking into account the fact that the film didn't exactly get rave reviews. It was a far deeper film than I expected it to be and I will need to watch it several times to appreciate its full impact. (I never manage to fully appreciate a film first time round!)The clever parallels drawn between Paulie's character and the bird of prey's plight are cleverly handled, although I thought it was made a little too obvious when she began to refer to herself as 'the raptor'. I felt this was unnecessary; the viewer should have been left to make that link for him or herself. The increasing tension which draws the viewer inexorably towards the climax of the film is almost unbearable. I felt myself starting to dread the end of the film, fearing its almost inevitable end. IMHO this is a masterful piece of movie-making. Miss it and miss out!


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