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The Kiss (2003)

Video  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  19 August 2005 (Brazil)
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A newly promoted book editor discovers a potential best seller, although unfinished, manuscript buried in her predecessor's office. Moved by the passionate love story and drawing parallels ... See full summary »

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Philip Naudet
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Mumford
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A newly promoted book editor discovers a potential best seller, although unfinished, manuscript buried in her predecessor's office. Moved by the passionate love story and drawing parallels to her own life, she embarks on a journey to find the author and the missing ending only to find an old loner who is still struggling to cope with the death of his wife twenty years prior. The two eventually form a close friendship, each drawing wisdom and strength from each other allowing him to write the final chapter on his romance with his wife before succumbing to cancer and inspiring her to find a lost love. Written by JaGs5

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In search of the perfect ending.

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Based on Robert Doisneau's famous 1950 photograph "Kiss by the Hotel de Ville". See more »

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While Megan and Cara are talking and sharing ice cream on a couch, Cara says that she is really 31 and the ice cream container is in Megan's hand. In the next shot, the container is in Cara's hand with no exchange taking place. See more »

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Cara Thompson: Where do you want to start?
Megan: I want to go back to the womb. My life had promise at that point.
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Unfinished novel
12 February 2006 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Reading the disclaimer from the director of this film, Gorman Bechard, makes a lot of sense, as it explains a lot of questions one asked about it while watching it. "The Kiss" must have shown a lot of potential in order for this project to have gone ahead, but it appears there was a lot of cutting, making the film incomprehensible, at times.

The best thing in the film are Terence Stamp and Eliza Dushku, who make the best out of their characters. In flashbacks we see Billy Zane and Francoise Surel as the protagonists of the novel without an ending, and in real life. Alas, these two actors don't live up to what Mr. Bechard probably had in mind.

Since the director was not consulted in the cuts, one can't hold him accountable for what comes out in the screen, yet, one sees the possibilities of what could have been in small doses.


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