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A Midsummer Night's Rave (2002)

R | | Drama | 1 November 2002 (USA)
William Shakespeare's classic tale of love and mischief "A midsummer night's dream" is re-imagined with Club kids at a rave in a L.A. warehouse. Love potions and drug deals gone bad, it's a high-energy, drug-fueled drama.

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William Shakespeare's classic tale of love and mischief "A midsummer night's dream" is re-imagined with Club kids at a rave in a L.A. warehouse. Love potions and drug deals gone bad, it's a high-energy, drug-fueled drama.

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Rated R for pervasive drug content, language and some sexuality
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Violet: Don't you know? The earth stops spinning if you don't dance on it.
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Version of Ein Sommernachtstraum (1964) See more »

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Primordial Tangents
Written by Phillip Charles (as Philip Charles Frey)
Performed by Phillip Charles (as Philip Charles)
Appears courtesy of Retrofonixlabs (ASCAP)
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This movie is for people who really enjoy electronic music
13 January 2009 | by (Chicago, United States) – See all my reviews

The soundtrack of this movie really pushes the movie to a 10 but the story itself has a lot to live up to. This is not for people who want to see a midsummer night's dream by any means. If you've never been to a rave, and you aren't a fan of drugs, this movie is not for you. Like at all. Personally I think this is an amazing adaptation of midsummer night's. I mean the original story is based around people drinking a potion...and ecstasy is just a modern adaptation of what that potion could be. I'm glad this wasn't in Shakespearean language though, it just would be too much of a juxtaposition. At the same time, some of the throwbacks to the original play are a little contrived like the puck statement at the end (the part about offense), but the dialogue totally makes up for it. I love the candy raver girl who talks really fast. I dunno there's so much i love about this movie but i feel like people who've never witnessed a rave would feel really alienated by this movie. So I gave it a 10, but most people won't get it because they think there's nothing to get. But there is. And those people are wrong. jk :)


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