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Lost and Delirious (2001)

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

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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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Drama | Romance

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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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Pasión prohibida  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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$302,365 (USA) (31 August 2001)
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Trivia

Film debut of Emily VanCamp. See more »

Goofs

Mary talks about not knowing what fun was before, "like Dr. Spock," rather than Mr. Spock. She is apparently paraphrasing a statement by the iconic character in Star Trek: This Side of Paradise. See more »

Quotes

Cordelia: [Tori ignores Paulie's beckoning to her and Mouse and sits with Cordelia and Kara, and Mouse continues to Paulie's table]
[to Tori]
Cordelia: So... how are you?
Tori: First of all, whatever they're saying is trash talk. Stupid. I know you guys won't listen to it.
Cordelia: Of course not. God, I mean, even if it was true, I'd still be like, "So? Grow up."
Tori: But it's not true.
Cordelia: I mean, like, my aunt is gay. Like, get over it.
Tori: Yeah, but I'm not. Totally. So...
Cordelia: No, I know.
Mouse: [She and Paulie have overheard the conversation] She's ...
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Featured in Indie Sex: Teens (2007) See more »

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River Waltz
Performed by Cowboy Junkies
Written by Michael Timmins
Published by Paz Junk Music
Courtesy of Cowboy Junkies Inc.
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Plain Brilliant!
5 March 2005 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I might say that, deep inside, "Lost and Delirious" is a chick-flick, but to those girls (and boys, let's say, because girls are not the only who like chick-flicks) who can look further and deeply. It's a smart, intense and beautiful alternative to "Down To You" or "She's All That". And It's also a gay-themed movie that can be enjoyable to anyone.

The movie focus in Piper Perabo's character, Paulie, which has a homosexual relationship with her best friend, Tory, played by Jessica Paré. Once Tory has no courage to admit to her parents she's gay, and decides to end up the relationship, Paulie freaks out. Everything is seen by the eyes of Mary (Mischa Barton).

Piper Perabo gives the performance of her career. And, if we consider she was in vapid movies like "Slap Her, She's French" and "Coyote Ugly", you'll be very surprised (or even shocked) with the way she make her Paulie a character so intense. Barton and Paré may stand behind, but are also great. It's a movie so well-crafted and beautiful that it's kind of funny the way director Lea Pool manages to make a movie that grows every time in beauty and intensity without losing the focus in real life, real feelings. It's a brilliant movie, a must-see.


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