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Nowhere (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | 9 May 1997 (USA)
Follows a day in the lives of a group of Los Angeles high school students and the strange lives they lead.

Director:

Gregg Araki

Writer:

Gregg Araki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Duval ... Dark
Rachel True ... Mel
Nathan Bexton ... Montgomery
Chiara Mastroianni ... Kriss
Debi Mazar ... Kozy
Kathleen Robertson ... Lucifer
Joshua Gibran Mayweather Joshua Gibran Mayweather ... Zero
Jordan Ladd ... Alyssa
Christina Applegate ... Dingbat
Sarah Lassez ... Egg
Guillermo Díaz ... Cowboy (as Guillermo Diaz)
Jeremy Jordan ... Bart
Alan Boyce ... Handjob
Jason Simmons ... The Teen Idol (as Jaason Simmons)
Ryan Phillippe ... Shad
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Storyline

A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions while bizarre experiences happen to each one, including alien abductions, bad acid trips, bisexual experiences, suicides, bizarre deaths, and a rape by a TV star. All of this happens before "the greatest party of the year". Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

"sexy, psychedelic, dementedly funny, with a sensational soundtrack... it's like clueless with nipple rings." See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for scenes of strong violence, sexuality and drug use involving teens, and for strong language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Donikad See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,354, 11 May 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$27,354, 11 May 1997
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Third part of Gregg Araki's Teenage Apocalypse Trilogy. The other two parts are The Doom Generation (1995) and Totally F***ed Up (1993). See more »

Goofs

When the Atari gang are driving their newly-stolen car, a boom mic can be briefly seen above them. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dark: [voice-over] L.A. is like... nowhere. Everybody who lives here is lost.
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Crazy Credits

The last words in the credits are: "I love you, honey 4ever.xxx". See more »

Connections

References Baywatch (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Mourning Air
Written by Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons & Adrian Utley
Performed by Portishead
Courtesy of Go! Disc/London Records
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31 July 2007 | by AspiringDirectorSee all my reviews

I caught this film on IFC on some late night where I couldn't sleep. This film is a trip and a half. The colors are bold and the film is really about teenagers figuring out their place in life. The dialog is absolutely hilarious. I, myself, am a teenager and the stereotypical script really seemed to fit. Every character in this film, in my opinion, is just part of a high school stereotype that you get placed into during that age. Whether it be the awkward girl who wants to fit in, sex rampaging freaks or just some young 16 year olds trying to find a hoppin party. I wish I could find this movie on DVD. Really generation defining in my opinion. Try to not listen to the people who bash this movie saying it's trash and all of that. Well ... it is trash but the movie "knows" it's trashy and low-brow; so I guess it can pull it off. I'm actually surprised I haven't heard of it until now. Find it and watch it.


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