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Lost and Delirious (2001)

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A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.

Director:

Léa Pool

Writers:

Susan Swan (novel), Judith Thompson (screenplay)
4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Piper Perabo ... Pauline 'Paulie' Oster
Jessica Paré ... Victoria 'Tori' Moller
Mischa Barton ... Mary 'Mouse' Bedford
Jackie Burroughs ... Fay Vaughn
Mimi Kuzyk ... Eleanor Bannet
Graham Greene ... Joe Menzies
Emily VanCamp ... Allison Moller (as Emily Vancamp)
Amy Stewart ... Cordelia
Caroline Dhavernas ... Kara
Luke Kirby ... Jake Hollander
Alan Fawcett Alan Fawcett ... Bruce Moller
Peter Oldring ... Phil
Grace Lynn Kung ... Lauren (as Grace Kung)
Stephen Mwinga Stephen Mwinga ... John
Lydia Zadel ... Monica
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Storyline

Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves swiftly from academic routine, homesickness, and girlish silliness to the darker region of lover's intrigue. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Friends. Roommates. Lovers.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content involving teens, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2001 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Pasión prohibida See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,215, 8 July 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$302,365, 2 September 2001
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

After a few years of playing adult roles, this was the first of three high school roles in a row for Piper Perabo. She was cast as a teenager, although she was already in her mid-20's at the time. She'd already been a bartender in Coyote Ugly (2000) and a government agent in The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000), amongst other roles. See more »

Goofs

Mary talks about not knowing what fun was before, "like Dr. Spock," rather than Mr. Spock. She is apparently paraphrasing a statement by the iconic character in Star Trek: This Side of Paradise. See more »

Quotes

[while Tori is dancing with her father, Paulie appears at the party dressed in a men's suit. As she is walking in, everyone is looking at her. She walks over to where Tori and her father are, and just stands there staring at Tori. A few seconds later, Bruce looks over at Paulie. Then Tori looks over too. Paulie steps in closer to them]
Paulie: Good evening, Victoria. Hello Bruce!
Bruce Moller: Good evening.
Paulie: Bruce, I wonder if I might cut in?
Bruce Moller: This is a joke, right?
Paulie: Joke? I'm asking you... nicely... can I dance with ...
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Connections

Featured in Indie Sex: Teens (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful
Written and Performed by Meshell Ndegeocello (as Me' Shell Ndegéocello)
Published by Revolutionary Jazz Giant / Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
Courtesy of Maverick Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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User Reviews

 
Love is. If you understand that love just is you will understand L&D
27 October 2004 | by toby-63See all my reviews

This movie has almost nothing in common with its insiration "The Wives of Bath". The movie does have everything to do with single minded love that turns to obsession. Piper Perabo as Paulie plays the role of her career, far surpassing anything else she has appeared in to date (although in Coyote Ugly she is beguiling!)

Jessiaca Pare plays the part of Tory well, and in some scenes steals the show with beautifully played emotions and torn loyalties. I have yet to see Jessica reach the heights of emotion she portrayed in this movie.

The movie ends very weakly, and in my view drawing the curtain a few minutes earlier would have made L&D almost perfect. Well done Lea Pool on one of the movies that made same sex love acceptable and better understood. Shame that it did not have a wider audience at the time of its release.


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