Manhattan. Halley loves Dag, a philanderer who claims he's reformed. Peter, Dag's best friend, loves Rebecca, a suicidal dancer who sleeps around without Peter's knowing. When Halley and Peter learn that Dag and Rebecca have slept together (it started with just a kiss), Halley leaves Dag, and Peter is wounded. In their suffering, Halley meets Andre, a cellist; Peter meets Colleen, Andre's wife; and, a remorseful Dag meets Paula, an edgy waitress with a crush on Peter. Couplings follow; then, several characters end up in hospital. Paula becomes an avenging angel, and Peter may be her next victim. Is there any way these relationships can be set right? Can we go back to that kiss?Written by
At about 1:17, just after Peter kisses Rebecca's dead lips, Rebecca moves her head for an instant and slightly tips her head up. See more »
[as she finishes tying up nurse whose uniform she stole]
You know you like it.
[nurse screams through gag]
Shut up bitch!
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UK versions are cut by 15 secs to heavily reduce shots of a vertical wrist-slashing which are prohibited for film under BBFC Guidelines. See more »
Souka Nayo Thievery Corporation Mix-
Performed by Baaba Maal
Written by Baaba Maal (as B. Maal), Barry Reynolds, Simon Emmerson (as S. Emmerson)
Blue Mountain Music (ASCAP)/Real World Music, Ltd.
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It could have been called...
Just A Kiss? It could have been called 'Surrealistic Fruitcake'.
Certainly a strange flick. Lots of big stars doing weird work in Manhattan, but certainly not up to normal standards. I can just see Woody Allen doing a face palm. Not a high point for director Fisher Stevens.
Not sure if it was about schizophrenia, or just a case of writers' discarded notes being made into a movie. Visually, a strange intermix of normal filming and painted-over frames, to look something like comic books.
Mildly entertaining, for all that.
Shows Tomei and Sedgwick in different kind of roles than their usuals.
Could have been a breakout role for Taye Diggs and sexy Marley Shelton, had the movie not totally bombed.
Worth a look if you like the offbeat.
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