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Gypsy 83 (2001)

Two young misfits head for New York City to celebrate their idol and muse, Stevie Nicks, at The Night of 1,000 Stevies. Along the road, in order for them to escape their painful pasts, they... See full summary »

Director:

Todd Stephens

Writers:

Todd Stephens (story by), Tim Kaltenecker (story by) | 1 more credit »

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4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sara Rue ... Gypsy Vale
Kett Turton ... Clive Webb
Karen Black ... Bambi LeBleau
John Doe ... Ray Vale
Anson Scoville ... Zechariah Peachey
Paulo Costanzo ... Troy
Carolyn Baeumler ... Lois
Stephanie McVay Stephanie McVay ... Polly Pearl
Amanda Talbot Amanda Talbot ... Connie
Vera Beren ... Empress Chi Chi Valenti
Eileen Letchworth Eileen Letchworth ... Mrs. Larson
Andersen Gabrych Andersen Gabrych ... Banning
Michael Cavadias ... Hazleton
Heather Litteer ... Kitty Boots
Matthew Faust Matthew Faust ... Fraternity Pledge
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Storyline

Two young misfits head for New York City to celebrate their idol and muse, Stevie Nicks, at The Night of 1,000 Stevies. Along the road, in order for them to escape their painful pasts, they must discover their strengths and learn self-acceptance. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Taglines:

Some of us were never meant to fit in.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Velvet Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Джипси 83 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,054, 18 April 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$29,367, 18 July 2004
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The original theatrical release had a different song used throughout the opening credits. Cities In Dust by Siouxsie and the Banshees. See more »

Goofs

In her opening invocation, Empress Chi Chi Valenti (Vera Beren) welcomes those assembled for the "fifth annual 'Night of a Thousand Stevies'." However, with the film being set in 2001, it would have actually been the eleventh annual gathering. This is a rather curious error on Valenti's part considering that she serves as the real-life producer and MC of "Night of a Thousand Stevies" and has done so ever since the event was conceived in 1991. See more »

Quotes

Clive: Sex just seems so... messy.
Gypsy: Oh, no, no. Sex can be awesome. Not that I would remember, but...
Clive: Maybe you and I should try.
Gypsy: Yeah, well, I think I'm past my wayward-sex fag-hag test-fuck phase... but thanks for the offer. It's just "been there, done that."
Clive: At least I'd know for sure.
Gypsy: Honey, you're a queer, with a capital "Q."
Clive: Ok, you know what? Some of us don't care to be defined by our sexuality.
Gypsy: Ok, sorry. Can I ask you a question?
Clive: What?
Gypsy: Are you gay?
[...]
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Connections

References Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Surround You With Love
Written by Jess Adams
Performed by PJ Laquerica
Courtesy of Motif Records
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My thoughts on the movie
14 January 2005 | by oompa_loompa40See all my reviews

First of all, I'd just like to say that some of the above comments are completely ridiculous. Someone who is such a straight-edge heterosexual mans comments are nearly useless due to the aforementioned facts. And referring to people as "fat" girls is utterly rude.

Now as for the movie...I actually liked this one quite a bit. It may have gone a little over the top at some times with the drama but all in all it was a tear-jerker. Kett Turton pulls off a very good performance as the vaguely gender challenged Clive. I'd actually never seen Sara Rue in anything else besides "Less than Perfect" and was amazed that it was the same actress. No doubt she has talent. The soundtrack is really killer, and I suggest that you check that one out as well. While this may not be the best movie on the planet, it's always just a good watch.


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