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The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)

R | | Drama | 7 January 2000 (UK)
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Non-linear film tells the sexual story of a film director from his life at age 5, 12 and 16, a man embarking on his first film in 1950s Tunisia, and finally to his current life. Along the ... See full summary »

Director:

Mike Figgis

Writer:

Mike Figgis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julian Sands ... Adult Nic
Saffron Burrows ... English / Italian Twin
Stefano Dionisi ... Luca
Kelly Macdonald ... Susan
Gina McKee ... Susan's Mother
Jonathan Rhys Meyers ... Nic, aged 16
Bernard Hill ... Susan's Father
Rossy de Palma ... Blind Woman
John Cowey John Cowey ... Nic, aged 5
Nina McKay Nina McKay ... Mixed Race Girl
Dickson Osa-Omorogbe Dickson Osa-Omorogbe ... Wangi
Jock Gibson Cowl Jock Gibson Cowl ... Old Colonial Man
Justin Chadwick ... Flash Man
Femi Ogunbanjo ... Adam
Hanne Klintoe ... Eve
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Storyline

Non-linear film tells the sexual story of a film director from his life at age 5, 12 and 16, a man embarking on his first film in 1950s Tunisia, and finally to his current life. Along the way, as a teen, he has sexual exploits with an older woman, gets involved with an Italian couple in Tunisia that culminates in the killing of a local boy and the brutal revenge murder of the woman and, ultimately, is married to a cold woman. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual images, pervasive nudity, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

American financing fell through because the company involved wanted Adam to be white and Eve to be black for the Garden of Eden sequences. See more »

Goofs

Femi Ogunbanjo and Hanne Klintoe, as Adam and Eve, have belly buttons. Since they were not born naturally from a woman's body, they should not have them. See more »


Soundtracks

Moonlight Sonata: 1st Movement
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Joanna MacGregor
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this film needs sensual recipients
24 August 2003 | by informativSee all my reviews

I do not understand how one can call this a bad movie. I like it from the first up to the last scene. Beautiful pictures. Sensual narrated by a very talented director. I guess you have to be a sensual human being to feel sympathy for this movie. I feel lucky that i do.


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Death and Loss of Sexual Innocence See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,354, 31 May 1999

Gross USA:

$164,022

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$164,022
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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