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Killing Me Softly (2002)

 -  Drama | Mystery | Romance  -  21 June 2002 (UK)
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A woman faces deadly consequences for abandoning her loving relationship with her boyfriend to pursue exciting sexual scenarios with a mysterious celebrity mountaineer.

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(as Chen Kaige)

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(novel), (screenplay)
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A London website designer opts out of her comfortable but ordinary relationship with a nice boyfriend when she forms a dangerously obsessive bond with a handsome, mysterious mountaineer, who turns out to have some secrets. Written by Anonymous

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How can you escape... what you can't resist? (US DVD) See more »


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Rated R for strong sexuality, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,613 (Hong Kong) (9 May 2003)

Gross:

$20,613 (Hong Kong) (9 May 2003)
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Trivia

In the picture of a naked Adele you can see a statue in the background. This is a reference to the Dutch translation of 'Nicci French''s novel "Killing me Softly" ("Bezeten van mij" in Dutch), as those certain statues are always used as covers in Dutch translations of Nicci French. See more »

Goofs

When Alice is showing Deborah the Polaroids in the kitchen, there is movement reflected in the toaster and two white mugs in the cabinet that do not belong to the two characters. See more »

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Trash
14 January 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Firstly, a look on the bright side: You might like this movie if you are in the mood for some trash thriller with outstanding awful performances of otherwise capable actors in a nice setting with a pretty and well-dressed Heather Graham. It could also deliver some funny embarrassing moments if watching this movie on a first date. Thus it scores 2 points.

Watching this movie in a theater at a sneak preview and thus knowing nothing about it, the ridiculous mixture of plot, dialogues and attitude of the main characters lead us to the misinterpretation that we were seeing a satire. Only after about 20 minutes we realized that it was just a stunningly bad thriller. We still had some fun and good laughs. I wonder what it takes to make an actor like Joseph Fiennes to play so poorly. Maybe he, too, thought this was meant to be a satire.


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