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Sleeping Dogs Lie (I) (2006)
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A recently engaged woman's life is thrown into turmoil after confessing to her fiancé that she once experimented with bestiality.

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Amy
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John
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Ed
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Dougie
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Randy
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Lisa Salzano ...
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Candiss Cogdill ...
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Priest (as Ernie Misko)
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An impulsive sexual encounter from her past haunts Amy, an otherwise seemingly normal young woman with a bright future and nice-guy fiancé. But her fiancé has suggested that the couple be completely honest and tell each other everything! When Amy finally relents, encouraged to tell the truth by her coworker and mother (neither of whom really knows what she has to disclose), and reveals her secret, all hell breaks loose. Written by Geoffrey Gilmore, Sundance Film Festival Director

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Rated R for strong and aberrant sexual content, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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21 February 2007 (France)  »

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Sleeping Dogs Lie  »

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$10,890 (USA) (20 October 2006)

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$10,890 (USA) (20 October 2006)
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Entered in the Independent Dramatic Features Competition at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

When Amy and Mom come in to wake up John and Dougie in the morning, the piano is sitting on Dougie's crotch. Then it is not there. Then, Mom moves it back over his crotch before they leave the room. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Amy: My name is Any and, yes, at college I blew my dog.
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No animal was harmed or pleasured in the making of this movie. See more »

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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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I Wanna Be Your Dog
Written by Iggy Pop / David Alexander (as Dave Alexander) / Ron Asheton / Scott Asheton
Performed by Nick Ariondo, Gerald Brunskill (as Jerry Brunskill) and Ryan Rees
Courtesy of Bug Music / Warner Chappell
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A great little film!!!
2 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Woof.Woof Woof.Woof!!Two big thumbs up!!A great film from an unlikely director. This was so good,I was actually waiting for the credits to find out who made this one. Never knew "Ol Bobcat had it in him. Not to sound cliché', but...I laughed, I cried, I found myself wanting for more. What more can you ask of a film? This one's gem from start to finish. Yes, it's a little raw, but any production shortcomings are more than offset by the outstanding script, performances, and overall experience. Hat's off Bobcat!! I'll be anxiously awaiting your next project.This one's a keeper. Great title too!(you'll see what I mean...lol)


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