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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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Lisa Salzano ...
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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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Box Office

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

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$10,890 (USA) (20 October 2006)
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The film's budget was raised from pawn shops and crew members' pockets (around $50,000). See more »

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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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Courtesy of France Music Corp c/o Sunkin Law Corp. and Angel Records/EMI Classics
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Quaint
18 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A cute little indie film with an emphasis on family. Of course, most families have their dark sides, and sometimes those dark sides are worth laughing at. Its good to see something so original coming out of Hollywood, with so many blockbusters to compete with, a little indie yarn is a welcome change. There are, of course, a number of so-called "family groups" that will try and tell you that this film promotes lewd sex acts, drug use, infanticide, and an Elektra complex to boot, but as is often the case, anyone who says this and believes it to be true has probably been out of touch with reality for a little too long. As it goes, the film is easy to watch, darkly funny, and yet remarkably fulfilling. I say its worth the rental fees, even if they did have to remove that Dandy Warhols song.


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