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Crush (I) (2001)

 -  Comedy | Romance | Drama  -  7 June 2002 (UK)
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Three female friends behave badly.

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Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the town's police chief and a cynical, thrice-divorced doctor. When Kate begins a fling with a handsome younger man, less worldly than her friends but passionate and sincere, the other women can't simply be happy for the couple's unusual new romance. In jealousy they promptly take it upon themselves to break up the pair, taking drastic measures which result in unintended outcomes, some happy and some tragic. Written by Kay-22

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$18,344 (South Africa) (22 November 2002)

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$18,344 (South Africa) (22 November 2002)
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Janine: Wrong: you were completely wrong; not right in any way, shape or form. Just Queen Wrong of the bastard fucking Wrong people. That's my opinion, Molly and if there is another side, I can't bloody see it.
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References The Sweeney (1975) See more »

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Who Knows Where the Time Goes
Words and Music by Sandy Denny
Performed by Fairport Convention
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erotic Plus
8 June 2009 | by (Victoria, BC. Canada) – See all my reviews

Kenny Doughty as Jed Willis is sexier in this role than any male porn star, even though he keeps his pants on.

The movie tore at my heart reminding me of the intensity of the big explosive love of my life. I don't think I can think of another movie, except perhaps Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet that captures that giddy joy that well.

The other draw of the movie is the very English eccentric characters enjoying the scandal vicariously. In that sense it is much the same appeal as Midsomer Murder or a Miss Marple mystery, without the mayhem.

This is a great antidote to the mock horror currently popular in the USA an any relationships between people of different ages.


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