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Compulsion (2013)

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The lives of two female neighbors intersect when their individual obsessions begin to unravel.

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The lives of two female neighbors intersect when their individual obsessions begin to unravel.

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Rated R for strong sexuality, a brief sexual assault, and some language | See all certifications »

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Compulsão Assassina  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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This is the second collaboration of Carrie-Anne Moss and Heather Graham after 1995 movie Terrified (1995). See more »

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References Delirious (2006) See more »

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The cooking is over-egged?
21 February 2014 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Aren't you just sick of all those cooking shows on TV? I'm not, because I never watch 'em. "Compulsion" parodies these gourmet splurges. If you think overdone parody could be fun, then you might enjoy this movie - if you don't, then maybe you won't. Heather Graham can handle the heat in the kitchen. She works this role hard, a tour de force. In fact, rather too much of the movie depends on her performance. One of the most loving things you can do is feed someone. You're holding the spoon, and you're actually putting the food into the mouth of a baby, or a helpless old person, or someone severely disabled. But people who have tried to get an anorexic to eat know that this can be a heartbreaking exercise. And Amy's reclusive and depressed neighbour (whose careers are slipping away) is anorexic. So the "feeding" begins to look rather sinister. But is Amy living in a dream world? Is this TV cooking show she's planning ever going to happen? And her partner seems to be losing interest in her brilliant culinary achievements. Perhaps he's losing interest in her. He'll need to be taught a lesson. She is heterosexual, right? Viewers will need to have patience. There are flashbacks, so pay attention. You have to accept the conventions of the genre. I liked it.


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