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The Five Senses (1999)

Interconnected stories examine situations involving the five senses. Touch is represented by a massage therapist who is treating a woman, while her daughter accidentally loses the woman's ... See full summary »

Director:

Jeremy Podeswa

Writer:

Jeremy Podeswa
4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Molly Parker ... Anna Miller
Gabrielle Rose ... Ruth Seraph
Elize Frances Stolk Elize Frances Stolk ... Amy Lee Miller
Nadia Litz ... Rachel Seraph
Mary-Louise Parker ... Rona
Daniel MacIvor ... Robert
Philippe Volter Philippe Volter ... Dr. Richard Jacob
Clinton Walker Clinton Walker ... Carl
Astrid Van Wieren Astrid Van Wieren ... Richard's Patient
Brendan Fletcher ... Rupert
Paul Bettis Paul Bettis ... Richard's Doctor
James Allodi ... Justin
Gavin Crawford ... Airport Clerk
Sandi Stahlbrand Sandi Stahlbrand ... TV Reporter #1
Amanda Soha Amanda Soha ... Sylvie
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Storyline

Interconnected stories examine situations involving the five senses. Touch is represented by a massage therapist who is treating a woman, while her daughter accidentally loses the woman's pre-school daughter in the park. The older daughter meets a voyeur (vision), a professional house-cleaner has an acute sense of smell, a cake maker has lost her sense of taste, and an older man is losing his hearing. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Nothing can cure the soul but the senses. -- Oscar Wilde

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The characters representing the five (5) senses begin with the letter 'R' Ruth : Touch Rupert : Sight Rona : Taste Robert : Smell Richard : Hearing See more »

Quotes

Robert: You look good.
Rona: Of course I look good; all I do is fuck and eat.
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Connections

Featured in Marion Bridge (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

MASK
Written by Ramiro Puerta
Performed by Proyecto Urbano
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amazing film
25 March 2004 | by erod_aSee all my reviews

without any doubt, this film is a perfect manner to exemplify the human been that we are. In this country at this time, it is difficult to find it in the video store. All this kind of events can occurred and it is probably that in certain moments one pass some experience like some of the characters. Incredible. Perfect. Marvelous. Sensitive


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Country:

Canada

Language:

French | English | Italian

Release Date:

3 December 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cinco sentidos See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,653, 16 July 2000

Gross USA:

$497,091

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$515,847
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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