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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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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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$41,215 (USA) (8 July 2001)

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$302,365 (USA) (2 September 2001)
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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

Eleanor Bannet: What do you think you're doing?
Paulie: I'm teaching, Miss Bannet, what you should've been doin'.
Tori: [whispers] Paulie, don't.
Eleanor Bannet: Out of my classroom! You will go to Miss Vaughn's, and explain why you are not in my class, and suffer the consequences.
[Paulie doesn't move]
Eleanor Bannet: Do you hear me? Am I not clear?
Paulie: [smirks] You have a nice day now, Eleanor.
[winks seductively and saunters out]
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Featured in Indie Sex: Teens (2007) See more »

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Sanctus
from Missa Luba
Performed by Muungano National Choir
Directed by Boniface Mganga
Arranged by Peter G. Haazen
Published by WB Music Corp.
Courtesy of Universal Music
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Excellent!
2 September 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Another great movie by Léa Pool (La Demoiselle sauvage, Emporte-moi).

This is not a lesbian-film, it's a film about love, about the happiness and the pain that goes with it. It's a true and poignant movie, but also very evocative and profound. The acting is excellent by the three lead characters: Piper Perabo, Jessica Paré and Mischa Barton. They're really in it. Because you see, almost everybody, sometimes in their life, get through a period like these girls are going. Who hasn't been completely shattered by a relationship that's going nowhere or simply doesn't lift up? Funny parts too: especially those with the gardener offering some words of advice to Mouse. Léa Pool makes also good use of the slow-motion to describe the pain, the emotion, the passion. In all, a movie that should be seen.

Seen at the Devonshire Odeon Cinema, in Windsor (Ontario), on August 21st, 2001.

85/100 (***½)


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