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Entropy (1999)

Stephen Dorff narrates this tale about how his life goes astray as his character attempts to strike a balance between the demands of directing his first film and the pressures of his new ... See full summary »

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Stella (as Judith Godreche)
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Pia
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Claire
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Kevin
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Sal
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Andy
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The Chairman
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Wyatt
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Evan (as Katheryn Herbe)
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Isabelle
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Lukas (as Zachary Tyler)
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Pierre
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Waitress
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Stephen Dorff narrates this tale about how his life goes astray as his character attempts to strike a balance between the demands of directing his first film and the pressures of his new romance with a model. U2's Bono plays a role in this film as both himself and Dorff's character's concience. Written by Anonymous

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The hardest thing to do in life is direct your own See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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27 November 1999 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

De Cabeça Para Baixo  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Kelly MacDonald (Pia) was considered for the role of Stella. See more »

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Jake: There are three truths in life: you are born, you will die, and things change. OK, maybe one more: everyone has their stella, and when they do, no one else can even compare.
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Desperate Moment
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Music by Kenneth Essex
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Truly the best thing I've seen in a LONG time...
1 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is really a film that got me moved, amazed and demanded empathy without much effort. Joanou hasn't been my all time favourite director, but he managed to get himself at my list of favourites at once (along with Stone, Wenders & Luhrman). First of all, the story and the way it was brought pulled the right emotional strings with me. Above that, the fact that Joanou really has a superb eye for photography/cinematography, the fact that he uses different film stocks and mixes colour with black and white and a variety of film speeds, resulted in my enormous admiration for this movie. This is really the best movie I've seen in a very long time!


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