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Sleep with Me (1994)

Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope ... See full summary »

Director:

Rory Kelly
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1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Meg Tilly ... Sarah
Eric Stoltz ... Joseph
Craig Sheffer ... Frank
Lewis Arquette ... Minister
Todd Field ... Duane
Susan Traylor ... Deborah
Tegan West Tegan West ... Rory
Dean Cameron ... Leo
Amaryllis Borrego ... Amy
Thomas Gibson ... Nigel
Parker Posey ... Athena
Joey Lauren Adams ... Lauren
Alida P. Field Alida P. Field ... Gina
Vanessa Angel ... Marianne
June Lockhart ... Caroline
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Storyline

Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. Featuring Quentin Tarantino in a cameo as Sid, a movie-bore party goer Written by James Hastie <jdh1000@cus.cam.ac.uk>

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A romantic comedy brave enough to say those three magic words.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1994 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sleep with Me See more »

Filming Locations:

Norfolk, Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$161,410
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Quentin Tarantino has a small role in this movie. Eric Stoltz, the main actor, also had the main role in Killing Zoe, which Tarantino produced. On top of that, Stoltz also was an actor in Pulp Fiction. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scenes, the driver's side window of the car is open for close shots and closed for more distant shots. See more »

Quotes

Sid: You want subversion on a massive level. You know what one of the greatest fucking scripts ever written in the history of Hollywood is? Top Gun.
Duane: Oh, come on.
Sid: Top Gun is fucking great. What is Top Gun? You think it's a story about a bunch of fighter pilots.
Duane: It's about a bunch of guys waving their dicks around.
Sid: It is a story about a man's struggle with his own homosexuality. It is! That is what Top Gun is about, man. You've got Maverick, all right? He's on the edge, man. He's right on the fucking ...
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Soundtracks

Daddy's Dead in Momma's Head
Written by Joey Lauren Adams
Performed by Joey Lauren Adams & Parker Posey
Courtesy of Lauren Lyle Music
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original, awakening movie avoiding all romantic pitfalls
27 December 2005 | by gfisi111See all my reviews

This is one of the best "love story" I have ever seen. The directing is really brave, the conflict fully develops and not aborted. All emotions are pushed to the edge. It perfectly shows that even the most cynical people can be shaken by true emotions.

The movie is also painful because it shows how weak and pathetic we are. We love hiding our failures, choosing our comfort instead of facing the root of our problems. We like the numbness, the created explanations for our bad relationships, we comfort ourself with the fact that all of our friends are in the same shoes.

Another plus is of the directing is the really refreshing, original conversations. Intelligent writing with very good sense of humor and perfect acting -this is a rarely seen combination.

I would recommend this movie to everyone who is fed up with fake, romantic choices of many directors, who are hungry for artistic reality and ready to take a heavy message.


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