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Charlotte Sometimes (2002)

Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young tenant.

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Darcy / Charlotte
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Michael (as Michael Idemoto)
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Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young tenant.

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Sometimes the truth is in the lie.

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Rated R for sexual content and some language

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Budget:

$80,000 (estimated)

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$3,284 (USA) (2 May 2003)

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$83,500 (USA) (4 July 2003)
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The title of the film is taken from a song by The Cure. See more »

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Featured in The Slanted Screen (2006) See more »

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Boylife In America
Written and Performed by Cody ChesnuTT
By Arrangement with Ready Set Go!
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Charlotte Sometimes: A Great Little Film
3 December 2004 | by (Montclair, VA) – See all my reviews

I am not Asian, yet I totally identify with the mail lead. It's uncanny how true to life this film is. It is my belief that most of the American public shuns this film because it is too truthful about emotional isolation and social isolation. This movie extends beyond racial boundaries and displays the universal truth for all to see. Charlotte Sometimes is like looking into a mirror, which shows all your foibles. We can then examine these foibles and learn from them. One can experience something very unique when examining films that analyze basic human behavior. All in all, I give this little gem eight out of ten stars. Please go to your local video store and rent it.


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