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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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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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21 June 2002 (UK)  »

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Feu de glace  »

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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 »

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Alice's bra is alternately on/off between shots during the love-making scene in the library. See more »

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Referenced in Indie Sex: Censored (2007) See more »

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An embarrassment
7 May 2004 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I've seen in a very long time. Heather Graham can't act. If the part called for a bimbo, then maybe she fit the bill. She's almost as bad an actor as Raquel Welch was early in her career.

It goes to show what a bad script and direction can do to an actor like Joseph Fiennes who was so good in "Shakespeare in Love" and "Elizabeth". It would be hard to imagine that the good actors in this film didn't know it was a turkey when they were making it.

This film almost is in the category of so bad it's good. I did chuckle from time to time at some of the ludicrous dialog and scenes. But, if you're looking for that type of movie, a much better choice is "Beyond the Valley of the Dolls".


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