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Killing Me Softly (2002)

R  |   |  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) (as Nicci French) , (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 do you escape... what you can't resist? (UK DVD) See more »


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

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Feu de glace  »

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$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 »

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in my opinion an underrated movie
20 July 2012 | by (Berlin) – See all my reviews

alright, "killing me softly" isn't a masterpiece but it is a catchy erotic thriller with some good scenes (besides the sex scenes) and some really catchy suspense situations... the acting of heather graham is good in my opinion and well as i said before not a MASTERPIECE but a good entertaining movie. Killing Me Softly is a 2002 American erotic thriller directed by Chen Kaige and starring Heather Graham and Joseph Fiennes. Based on the novel by Nicci French (pen name of Nicci Gerrard and Sean French), it introduces several substantial changes to the story and focuses heavily on the intense sexual relationship between the two lead characters, including several nude scenes. The film was given an "R" rating by the MPAA, and was released unrated on DVD. It also was Kaige's first, and to date only English-language film


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