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High Art (1998)

R | | Drama, Romance | 12 June 1998 (USA)
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A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.

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Syd, who lives with her boyfriend James, goes to complain to her neighbor about the leak in the ceiling. Her neigbor is photographer Lucy Berliner and Syd starts to fall in love with her. Written by Anonymous

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a story of ambition, sacrifice, seduction and other career moves.

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Drama | Romance

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

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12 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szerelem művészete  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,499, 14 June 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,929,168, 13 September 1998
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1.85 : 1
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When Sheedy won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role, she delivered a very long, impassioned acceptance speech. See more »

Quotes

Arnie: [to Lucy about being shown]
Arnie: That's great, Luce! You've got yourself a cover. Good for fucking you!
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Referenced in Lunch Break (2005) See more »

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PH Balanced (For a Lady)
Written by Nathan Larson
Performed by Shudder to Think
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These performances deserve recognition
5 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

None of the characters in this film are the stereotypes you might expect, and a few of the performances are simply magnificent. Patricia Clarkson in particular probably won't be an Oscar contender, but certainly should be. The two leads are also played to perfection, and I enjoyed the film far more than I had anticipated. Definitely should not have been relegated to the art-house circuit.


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