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Personal Velocity (2002)

Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (original title)
Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

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Delia Shunt
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Greta Herskowitz
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Avram Herskowitz
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Mr. Gelb
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Kurt Wurtzle
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Mylert
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Lee
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Celia
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Max
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Thavi Matola (as Joel De La Fuente)
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Pam
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Pete Shunt
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Vincent
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A tale of three women who have reached a turning point in their lives. Delia is a spirited, working-class woman from a small town in New York who leaves her abusive husband and sets out on a journey to reclaim the power she has lost. Greta is a sharp, spunky editor who is rotten with ambition. To spite the hated infidel ways of her father, she has settled into a complacent relationship and is struggling (not too hard) with issues of fidelity to her kind but unexciting husband. Finally Paula, who ran away from home and got pregnant, is now in a relationship she doesn't want. She's a troubled young woman who takes off on a journey with a hitchhiker after a strange, fateful encounter on a New York street. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Rated R for brief violence, some strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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20 December 2002 (USA)  »

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$125,000 (estimated)

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$29,943 (USA) (24 November 2002)

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$765,540 (USA) (19 January 2003)
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Paula: I used to write. Then I used to paint. I think I'm going to be one of those people with a lot of potential who never really takes off.
Norwegian Man Who Dies with Paula: Those are always the best kind of people
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I am crying...
10 December 2002 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

...because this movie bored me to tears. I hope people don't think of the writer as another up-and-coming force in Hollywood, because she/he is not. This thing was a bunch of garbage shot in such a way as to make people think that it could work because it was so art house-y. I hated this movie. I hated the writing. And I feel sorry for these talented actresses since they obviously thought that this movie was going to be more interesting than it turned out to be.


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