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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Emily VanCamp. See more »

Goofs

After Paulie "forces" the blood pact of raptors with Mouse, their palms are both bloody. Just later when Paulie is laying back on bed, her hand isn't bloody at all, while Mouse still holds her palm with other hand. See more »

Quotes

[Mouse and Tori are sleeping. Paulie comes over to Tori's bed, she lifts the cover up, climbs into the bed, and gets on top of Tori]
Paulie: I bet he doesn't know how to do what I can do for you.
[Paulie starts to kiss Tori on her chin... Tori tries to push Paulie off]
Tori: Paulie...
[Paulie starts kissing and touching her. Tori moans... ]
Tori: Paulie!
[Tori pushes Paulie off of her, and then sits up]
Tori: Paulie, there'll be no more of this, ok?
[Mouse is awake, and she looks over to Tori's bed and listens]
Tori: I love Jake!
[...]
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Connections

References The Lost Boys (1987) See more »

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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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Plain Brilliant!
5 March 2005 | by danglar_moscovitz-1See all my reviews

I might say that, deep inside, "Lost and Delirious" is a chick-flick, but to those girls (and boys, let's say, because girls are not the only who like chick-flicks) who can look further and deeply. It's a smart, intense and beautiful alternative to "Down To You" or "She's All That". And It's also a gay-themed movie that can be enjoyable to anyone.

The movie focus in Piper Perabo's character, Paulie, which has a homosexual relationship with her best friend, Tory, played by Jessica Paré. Once Tory has no courage to admit to her parents she's gay, and decides to end up the relationship, Paulie freaks out. Everything is seen by the eyes of Mary (Mischa Barton).

Piper Perabo gives the performance of her career. And, if we consider she was in vapid movies like "Slap Her, She's French" and "Coyote Ugly", you'll be very surprised (or even shocked) with the way she make her Paulie a character so intense. Barton and Paré may stand behind, but are also great. It's a movie so well-crafted and beautiful that it's kind of funny the way director Lea Pool manages to make a movie that grows every time in beauty and intensity without losing the focus in real life, real feelings. It's a brilliant movie, a must-see.


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