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Kleptomania (1995)

Diana is a troubled, bulimic socialite who lives with her loving husband and shoplifts to get herself off. Julie is an unstable, homeless rape victim who lives with a corrupt priest and steals to survive. They form an uneasy friendship.

Director:

Don Boyd

Writers:

Don Boyd, Christa Lang (story) (as Christa Fuller)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Irving ... Diana Allen
Patsy Kensit ... Julie
Victor Garber ... Morgan Allen
Brett Snell Brett Snell ... Ben
Christine Terrell Christine Terrell ... Jane
Julie R. Lee Julie R. Lee ... Fiona (as Julie Lee)
Gregg Baker Gregg Baker ... Father Mario
Dana Seltzer Dana Seltzer ... Doris (as Dana Dick)
Wendy Laman Wendy Laman ... Gabby
Dan Tucker Dan Tucker ... Steiger
Ellen McQueen Ellen McQueen ... Mrs. Burnham
James Mayberry James Mayberry ... Eddy
Harvey Reaves ... Policeman #1
Diane Cardea Diane Cardea ... Policeman #2
Bart Hansard Bart Hansard ... Limo Driver
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Storyline

Diana is a troubled, bulimic socialite who lives with her loving husband and shoplifts to get herself off. Julie is an unstable, homeless rape victim who lives with a corrupt priest and steals to survive. They form an uneasy friendship.

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A socialite. A runaway. A fatal meeting. One thing in common

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Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cleptomania See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)
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Quotes

Julie: Diana? What are you doing? Can't you take a drink?
[she pushes open the toilet door]
Julie: .
Julie: Are you making yourself sick? God, you're gross! Oh, stop that, would you! Jesus, you really are a pain in the ass. If it's not one thing, it's a fuckin' 'nother.
Julie: I gotta tell you, you're one of the most spoiled bitches, I ever met. You've got fuckin' everything!
Diana Allen: [sobbing] I know, Jesus, I must disgust you.
Julie: Just get up. Get up there, pay the check and we're outta here. I'm tired of fuckin' nurse-maiding you.
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Connections

References The Flying Nun (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Joy to the World
Written by Isaac Watts (uncredited) and Lowell Mason (uncredited)
Adapted and arranged by Michael Lloyd
Published by Michael Music (ASCAP)
Licensed from Heaven Productions
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A 2.3 average? Whatever for?
12 November 1999 | by Goon-2See all my reviews

So Kleptomania is not something that people think of as a good movie. Why am I not surprised? What is somewhat surprising, though, is why a talented actress like Amy Irving would chose to be involved in this one. Sure, it's a leading role and the character is sort of interesting, but honestly, there's so much better that she can be doing, why this?

But since I appreciate the talents of Amy Irving and there was nothing else on, I did watch it and um, while it passed the time alright, she's...certainly appeared in better. Perhaps it was the somewhat uneven storyline(two women, Irving and Patsy Kensit, join up together and steal a lot of people's possessions), the gratuitous "erotic" sequences(Irving's character acting repulsive with a necklace, her character not wearing anything, etc. I was so repulsed I had to turn it), and particularly Patsy Kensit's grating, annoying, and extremely unlikeable character that make me feel this way. Perhaps she felt this was a chance to diversify a little bit and it certainly is well, quite different from such films as "Crossing Delancey" and "Voices," but really, there are better films out there.


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