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Dependencia sexual (2003)

Five teenagers in the U.S. and Bolivia try to make sense of their sexuality and the complexity of their identity.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Alexandra Aponte ...
Jessica
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Sebastian
Jorge Antonio Saavedra ...
Choco
Ronica V. Reddick ...
Adinah
Matthew Guida ...
Tyler
Matt Cavenaugh ...
Sean
Rodrigo Mendez-Roca ...
Fabian, Sebastian's Cousin
Liv Fruyano ...
Love, Choco's girlfriend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Budd ...
Nick
Versee Damien ...
Jeremiah (as Damien Carter)
Pablo Fernandez ...
Joaquin, Fabian's best friend
Elba Flores ...
Mrs. Lopez, Isabel's Mother
Ronald Flores ...
Josue, Jessica's classmate
Ignacio Ichazo ...
Chichito
Malinda Logan ...
Obnoxious R.A.
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A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student and a model -- nothing in common, except the desire to experience true intimacy. Their stories unfold and overlap as each becomes victim to their own sexual dependencies, self-perceptions and illusions. Thematically structured around issues of femininity, masculinity, virginity, rape and sexuality, each teen struggles to make sense of their own identity, reaching for ideals that represent everything they feel they are supposed to be, but are not. Written by Anonymous

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Bare your body, bare your soul.

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30 September 2004 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

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Official submission of Bolivia for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 76th Academy Awards in 2004. See more »

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Interesting... very interesting
3 January 2005 | by (Virginia, United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is very good. A bunch of reasons make me say this. First of all, I am a person who has been around many countries in South America (i.e. Latin America) and I can very well relate everything that this movie showed. The movie is based on a reality that Bolivia, specially Santa Cruz (the city), lives day by day. This reality shows how people think, and how very small societies can play important and determinant roles in people's way of thinking, way of acting, and even sexuality (title of the movie.) The split screen is a very good effect. I have to admit that it is weird at the beginning, b/c first of all i have never watched a movie like that--with a split screen--and i am pretty sure many people haven't either. After 10 to 15 minutes you start to realize why the director did this, and you start to understand how he focus different things, at different times, for different purposes. Its just like real life; you just don't go around looking for one thing at a time, the effect of multi-focusing gives the movie a special taste, and most importantly, it gives the movie a very realistic taste. The movie ending is one of the best ones that i have seen in my entire life, totally unexpected, totally shocking, and makes you think about every single thing that you saw in the movie. I would strongly recommend it. Trust me, just see it, with an open mind, and you will like it. 10/10


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