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

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Director:
Writers:
Susan Swan (novel)
Judith Thompson (screenplay)
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Release Date:
20 September 2001 (Israel) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Friends. Roommates. Lovers.
Plot:
A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
4 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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(26 articles)
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A moving story of first love See more (200 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Piper Perabo ... Pauline 'Paulie' Oster

Jessica Paré ... Victoria 'Tori' Moller

Mischa Barton ... Mary 'Mouse' Bedford

Jackie Burroughs ... Fay Vaughn

Mimi Kuzyk ... Eleanor Bannet

Graham Greene ... Joe Menzies

Emily VanCamp ... Allison Moller (as Emily Vancamp)

Amy Stewart ... Cordelia

Caroline Dhavernas ... Kara

Luke Kirby ... Jake Hollander
Alan Fawcett ... Bruce Moller

Peter Oldring ... Phil

Grace Lynn Kung ... Lauren (as Grace Kung)
Stephen Mwinga ... John

Lydia Zadel ... Monica
Noel Burton ... Morley Bradford
Felicia Shulman ... Sal Bedford (as Felicia Schulman)
Gabrielle Boni ... Allison's Friend #1
Sheena Bernett ... Allison's Friend #2

Meaghan Rath ... Allison's Friend #3
Melissa Pirrera ... Allison's Friend #4
David Dean ... Boy at R.A.B.
Jonathan Eliot ... Tim Moller
Phong Doan Huy ... Fencing Teacher (as Huy Phong Doan)
Catherine Florent ... Paulie's Fencing Opponent
Sophie Barsanti ... Flutist
Genevieve LaVallee ... Flutist (as Geneviève Lavallée)
Myrtho Ouellette ... Flutist

Directed by
Léa Pool 
 
Writing credits
Susan Swan (novel "The Wives of Bath")

Judith Thompson (screenplay)

Produced by
Greg Dummett .... producer
Louis Laverdière .... executive producer
Lorraine Richard .... producer
Louis-Philippe Rochon .... producer
 
Original Music by
Yves Chamberland 
 
Cinematography by
Pierre Gill 
 
Film Editing by
Gaétan Huot  (as Gaëtan Huot)
 
Casting by
Brenda Little-Goldstein 
 
Production Design by
Serge Bureau 
 
Art Direction by
Serge Bureau 
 
Set Decoration by
Josée Arsenault 
Charles-David Deschenes (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Aline Gilmore 
 
Makeup Department
Réjean Goderre .... key hair stylist
Bunny Hamelin .... hair stylist
Francine Martineau .... makeup artist
Manon Miserany .... hairdresser: extras
Beatrix Serra .... makeup artist: extras
Diane Simard .... key makeup artist
Mathieu Tessier .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Pierre Allard .... unit manager
Caroline Grisé .... post-production supervisor
Nicole Hilaréguy .... production manager
Daniel Ross .... assistant unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruno Bazin .... first assistant director
Anabelle Berkani .... third assistant director
Allison Johnston .... second assistant director
Laurence Mercier .... third assistant director
Judith Naud .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Benjamin Boisvert .... scenic technician
Jonathan Boisvert .... scenic technician
Charles Dugas .... assistant property master
Céline Gauvreau .... scenic artist
Amélie Leonard .... props buyer (as Amélie Léonard)
Louise Pilon .... key set decorator
Mario Racicot .... property master
Geneviève Recsor .... assistant property master: Lennoxville
Lucie Tremblay .... draftswoman (as Lucie S. Tremblay)
 
Sound Department
Claude Beaugrand .... editorial services
Diane Boucher .... adr editor
Diane Boucher .... adr stage director
Olivier Calvert .... ambiences editor
Jo Caron .... foley recordist
Martin Cazes .... sound coordinator
Yann Cleary .... boom operator
Gilles Corbeil .... sound mixer
Gilles Corbeil .... sound recordist
Valéry Dufort-Boucher .... assistant dialogue editor
Christian Duhamel .... second adr recordist
Jérôme Décarie .... foley artist (as Jérome Décarie)
Nicolas Gagnon .... foley assistant
Bernard Gariépy Strobl .... second sound re-recording mixer
Louis Gignac .... sound re-recording mixer
Clovis Gouaillier .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Philippe Lavigne .... assistant foley recordist
Mireille Morin .... adr editor
Francine Poirier .... senior dialogue editor
Eric Rocheleau .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Bruno Ruffolo .... adr recordist
Hans Peter Strobl .... sound re-recording mixer
Yvon Benoît .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Louis Craig .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Jun Ren .... digital artist
 
Stunts
Mike Chute .... stunt coordinator
Phong Doan Huy .... stunt coordinator (as Huy Phong Doan)
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Baker .... gaffer
Jacques F. Bernier .... camera operator: second camera
Yvan Bourdages .... Steadicam operator
Yvan Bourdages .... camera operator: aerial cinematography
Yvan Bourdages .... director of photography: second unit
Mathieu Charest .... key grip
Luc Dupont .... electrician
Catherine Giguère .... second assistant camera (as Katerine Giguère)
Rémi Giroux .... grip
Michel Gravel .... still photographer
Emrich Gumbaum .... jibb operator: Switzerland
Serge Hughes .... second assistant camera
Walter Klymkiw .... jibb operator: Switzerland (as Walter Klymkiew)
Maarten Kroonenburg .... first assistant camera
Maryse Legagneur .... video assist operator
Steven MacMahon .... grip
Christian Navennec .... first assistant camera
Richard Paré .... best boy gaffer
Christine Powell .... still photographer
Claude Reimnitz .... generator operator
Mike Sallustio .... grip
Christophe Taets .... electrician
Daniel Thivierge .... best boy grip
 
Casting Department
Julie Breton .... extras casting
Gail Carr .... casting: Toronto
Frédérique Godefroid .... extras casting
Lucie Robitaille .... casting: Montreal
Lina Todd .... casting: New York and Los Angeles
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sophie Beasse .... key dresser (as Sophie Béasse)
Catherine Chagnon .... dresser: extras
Sylvie Dagenais .... dresser
Mark J. De Coste .... cutter
Pascale Deschênes .... assistant wardrobe master (as Pascale Deschenes)
Pascale Déry .... costume buyer
Suzanne Gaudreault .... seamstress (as Suzan Gaudreault)
Julie MacDonald .... costume technician (as Julie McDonald)
Caroline Poirier .... wardrobe master
 
Editorial Department
Francine Gauthier .... color timer
Sylvain Lebel .... assistant editor (as Sylvain Le Bel)
Sylvain M. Lebel .... first assistant editor
Paul Mitsou .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Gordon Gano .... composer: song "Add It Up"
Francine Leboeuf .... composer's muse
Gaetan Pilon .... music re-recording mixer (as Gaétan Pilon)
 
Transportation Department
Bertrand Calmeau .... driver
Robert Doucet .... driver
Daniel Hilaréguy .... driver: office
Alexandre Juaneda .... driver
Sylvain Laliberté .... picture cars coordinator
Sylvie Lalonde .... driver
Jean-François Martel .... driver
Luc Poirier .... picture cars coordinator
 
Other crew
Chloé Archambault .... legal consultant
Anita Bensabat .... location manager
Gaston Bernier .... film stock supplier
André Bombardier .... production assistant
Andrée Bouvier .... production coordinator
Sandra Brassard .... production assistant
Alain Caron .... medic
Denis Cloutier .... production assistant
Suzanne Comtois .... liaison's agent
James R. Cowan .... raptor trainer
Michel Croteau .... production assistant
Julie Cyrenne .... assistant production accountant
Alison Davis .... assistant: Lea Pool
Julie Derome .... staff: Cité Amérique
Danielle Dicaire .... legal consultant
Emmanuel Dupire .... production assistant
Chantale Fortin .... production accountant (as Chantal Fortin)
Laurent Girard .... staff: Cité Amérique
Erik Guay .... assistant craft service
Mélanie Houde .... production secretary
Pascale Hébert .... staff: Cité Amérique
Claudine Khelil .... staff: Cité Amérique
François Lacasse .... production assistant
Véronique Lajoie .... assistant craft service
Daniel Lanteigne .... power pod operator
Suzanne Laverdière .... general manager: independent production acquisitions and feature films, Radio Canada
Éric Leboeuf .... safety
Julie Lecours .... assistant raptor trainer: second unit
Anne Lockquell .... craft service
Zénaïde Lussier .... legal consultant
Charles Mac Gregor .... production assistant
David Mac Gregor .... production assistant
Karine Martin .... legal consultant
Luc Martineau .... staff: Cité Amérique
Joseph Mastrogiuseppe .... legal consultant (as Joey Mastrogiuseppe)
Mona Medawar .... script supervisor
Robert Messier .... staff: Cité Amérique
Carl Millier .... raptor trainer: second unit
Fraser Milner Casgrain .... legal consultant
Stéphane Montmorency .... production assistant
Vivianne Morin .... staff: Cité Amérique
Serge Nadeau .... laboratory director (as Serge J. Nadeau)
Daniel Pellerin .... rushes coordinator
Pierre Pinsonneault .... laboratory coordinator
Benoit Pépin .... production assistant
Aline Richard .... staff: Cité Amérique
Jocelyne Richard .... staff: Cité Amérique
Nathalie Roy .... staff: Cité Amérique
Christopher Shewchuck .... assistant raptor trainer
Jason Tom .... production assistant
Éric Trudel .... production assistant
 

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Rated R for strong sexual content involving teens, and language
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103 min
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Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Ms. Bannet, Victoria and Pauline are at the black board during the math class, parts of the equation appear without Pauline writing it.See more »
Quotes:
Tori:Hey! Look, I know it's weird at first. But now, this is much more home to me than home. Like the lost boys in Peter Pan, right? Except we are the lost girls, right? Lost and Delirious.See more »
Soundtrack:
River WaltzSee more »

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87 out of 96 people found the following review useful.
A moving story of first love, 16 January 2005
Author: stoik77 from United States

The movie "Lost and Delirious" was without a doubt one of the best depictions of young love to hit the screen yet. This movie is a must see for anyone who has ever been in love. The story of two girls in love and the social pressures that surround them in an all girl boarding school. Most people would say, "Why do we want to know this story?" I say because it is heartfelt and a true telling of the emotions swirling around same sex relationships. As individuals we all long to belong somewhere, to know that someone loves us despite the horrors around us everyday. To Paulie, this is who Tory is to her. She knows that as long as she feels Tory's love for her, life is worth living. Their love is secret of course because so many don't understand what it means to "just love." Into the secrecy of their relationship comes Mary B. or Mouse, who befriends them both and cares for them each as a friend despite knowing that they are a little more than "friendly." Adding to the confusion of emotions Tory's little sister Alley bursts in one morning to find her sister in a precarious position...in bed with Paulie. From here out the relationship between the two girls is strained.

Tory feels the pressure of her parents's dreams and expectations for her and is unable to acknowledge her love for Paulie fearing that her family will no longer love her and she will be forced to be seen as "not normal" by all her classmates. So in essence Tory chooses to shut out Paulie to avoid speculation and in doing so unwittingly causes Paulie to slowly descend into madness. Paulie of course takes the situation to heart, after all they are in love and that should be enough to overcome anything. But instead she finds herself alone...well except for Mary B. her loyal friend.

I love how the story is so real especially in the connections of the schoolgirls. Let's face it we all went to high school, private or not and it's brutal. Mary B. is loyal. She sticks with Paulie even though the other girls begin to talk about her as if she is "one of them." The classic scene is at the mail boxes, she responds with "Paulie is my friend, so I guess it doesn't matter what everyone else says!" However, she does witness Paulie falling apart and is torn with how to help. You see how hard it is for Tory to step away from Paulie, but the real heart breaker is in how Paulie deals with the rejection of her first real love. She feels as if the world has ended and the sun will no longer shine if there is no more Tory. She tries to win her back, but only causes embarrassment to Tory through her wooing.

If you have ever loved someone and for whatever reason others saw that love as wrong, your heart will break when you see this movie and you will weep. Sadly, Paulie is unable to cope with the rejection of Tory, and Tory is not able to step beyond her own insecurities and prejudices of others to comfort Paulie. So Paulie gives into the madness...the overwhelming grief she feels from the loss leads to her undoing. In the end it is Tory who is left to deal with the love they once shared and all that could have been. Mary B. learns through Paulies' folly how to pull herself out of the madness that can swallow us all if we aren't careful. This movie is moving, your heart will not escape the pain, but perhaps it will teach you too how to pull out of the madness around us all and in turn show us how to love one another. For love just is.

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