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Nine Lives (2004)

One person's life leads to another in this web of tales about drugs, sex, gay life, aging and being HIV+. Each is played out in a series of steamy, telling monologues.

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One person's life leads to another in this web of tales about drugs, sex, gay life, aging and being HIV+. Each is played out in a series of steamy, telling monologues.

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excruciating
24 May 2009 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

I'd struggle to find anything uplifting to say about Nine Lives. It is certainly not of "cinematic" quality - however the quality of the video is no worse than the script, direction or acting (which are all lack-lustre). The story is painfully contrived and the film never gets better than it is in the first scene.

I loved "Breaking Away", which was released just at the time I got seriously into cycling - and long before I came out as gay - and I bought this film on DVD because I was interested to see Dennis Christopher in the cast - but he doesn't save the film.

I'd recommend that there are a million better ways to spend 75 minutes of your life, or to spend any amount of money. I still might throw the disc in the bin - I know I'll never watch it again or lend it to anyone.


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