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Written by C. Lia Faussart/LN. Faussart
Performed by Les Nubians
Published by EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI)
On Behalf of EMI Music Publishing Ltd. & Delabel Editions SARL
From the album "Princesses Nubiennes"
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I can't help wondering if some of the positive comments here were written by people involved in making this film, not only because it's a movie only its mother could love (though it is), but because they seem to reflect what the filmmakers intended, not what the audience sees. It's screamingly obvious that this was intended to be an 'original' film, the interspersing of cartoony footage, the 'alternate reality' stuff, but all in all this is just a rehash of 100 film school indies you've seen before, urban hipsters having sex, having relationships, engaging in the forced clever banter that passes for wit in such flicks. The characters are intended to be unique and interesting, but instead of personalities, they just have quirks. It's not unbearable, there's just not enough here to make it worth the time it takes to watch.
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