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The Price of Milk (2000)

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New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But ... See full summary »

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Rangi Motu ...
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Toi Iti ...
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Bobby Tau ...
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New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But she tends to go too far. Admiring her ring while driving a lonely road, she has a run-in with an older woman that sets off a chain of events that begins with her quilt being stolen. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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A man, a woman, and 117 cows.


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Rated PG-13 for drug use and sensuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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1 March 2001 (New Zealand)  »

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Box Office

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$10,027 (USA) (16 February 2001)

Gross:

$111,124 (USA) (20 July 2001)
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Early in the film, while Lucinda is chopping wood, you hear the chop of the axe before she completes her swing. See more »

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After the end credits, another shot of quilt appears and then fades out. See more »

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Wedding Procession
From "The Golden Cockerel"
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (as Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov)
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Quirky but enjoyable romance
15 February 2001 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

An unusual romantic comedy for Valentines Day viewing. This is clear within the first half hour, when the hopelessly in love couple baths in a tub and washes dishes at the same time. The movie uses milk to represent Lucinda's hidden desire to have a child, although the movie really seems to be about the price of love, not milk--the lovers are given extreme chances to test their love and faithfulness. I liked the film, although some of its imagery was a bit too much.


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