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The Quickie (2001)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  25 July 2001 (France)
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A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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Jane
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Young Oleg
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Deema
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Anna's Driver
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Caterer
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Priest (as Juan Cantu)
Richard Fire ...
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Rusty Flood ...
Anatoly's Child
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Kerry Johnston ...
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Will Kepper ...
Bobby
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Uncle Anatoly (as Eugene Lazarev)
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A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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25 July 2001 (France)  »

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Decisione rapida  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Lisa: You know, I can't start spraying until someone cleans this mess up.
Deema: Nobody here can do it.
Lisa: What about you?
Deema: I don't do dishes.
Lisa: [smiling] Oh, we have a little bit of a problem then.
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Queen for a Day
Performed by The Tiger Lillies
Written by Martyn Jacques
Published by Misery Guts Music/Rough Trade Publishing
Thanks to Martin Gordon and Sophie Seashell
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Pure crap!
26 February 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"The Quickie" tells of a decadent Russian mob family who lives in Malibu and...well, frankly, this awful attempt at drama isn't worthy of commentary.

Jason Leigh introduces herself to Mr. Mob-guy as being from "Pacific Exterminators" with huge letters in plain sight on her back which say "West Coast Exterminators". Eventually the mob-guys get suspicious because she was exterminating in a bedroom. (duh).

In another scene Mr. Mobguy plays Russian roulette giving a hooker $4000 to bet whether he'll live or die. She has 5 chances out of 6 of keeping the money if she bets "live". Well, she bets "die". (double duh) Later she complains it wasn't fair and wants to play again. (Triple duh).

The list of flaws just goes on and on while this intelligence insulting film stinks and sinks in a quagmire of lousy music, mediocre camera work, poor direction, boring story, etc. Pass on this loser. (D)

Note - The barebones DVD which I rented had no English same language subtitles or closed captions.


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