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Sweethearts (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama | November 1997 (UK)
Arliss goes to a coffee house to meet Jasmine on a blind date, but she's not quite what she seems.

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Aleks Horvat

Writer:

Aleks Horvat
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Janeane Garofalo ... Jasmine
Mitch Rouse ... Arliss
Margaret Cho ... Noreen
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Charles
Van Quattro ... Officer Carter
Buckley Norris ... Asylum patron
Vinnie Bilancio ... Officer Felliciano
Stephen Malkmus Stephen Malkmus ... Coffee House Singer
Debby Barkan Debby Barkan ... Girl in Floral Dress
Patricia Peralta Patricia Peralta ... Girl in Shop Window
Dayna West Dayna West ... Girl in Black
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Bishop Christopher Bishop ... Telephone Voice
Greg DePaul Greg DePaul ... Telephone Voice
Tara Ison Tara Ison ... Telephone Voice
Nicholas Kingston Nicholas Kingston ... Telephone Voice
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Storyline

When a man goes on a blind date, he gets more than he bargains for as she is a manic-depressive who is carrying a gun and contemplating suicide and perhaps homicide. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, a scene of violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1997 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sweetheart Deal Inc. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Goofs

When Arliss and Jasmine both go to the men's room and start talking with the door open, the boom mic is visible in the upper right hand corner. See more »

Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Written & Performed by Alejandro Escovedo
Courtesy of Rykodisc by arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Janeane great, movie mediocre
3 October 1999 | by TeaBunnySee all my reviews

The idea is very interesting, and Janeane is downright brilliant. And I don't even mind how depressing it is. But halfway through I was ready to shut it off. If not for Janeane, I would have. I found the dialogue very unrealistic. And the fact that Arliss falls so hard for a woman who insulted, tricked and threatened him is very bizarre. I think Jasmine's comments at the end, on the phone, were right on. He had a White Knight thing going on. And what was the point of Bobcat's character always nipping off to the john for some self-gratification? I wonder if Janeane and Mitch were still a couple when this movie was made? That aspect made it interesting, but overall I wouldn't recommend this movie. I am waiting for Janeane to use her immense talent in a movie that will be better than just her performance.


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