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Charlotte Sometimes (2002)

Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young tenant.

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Michael (as Michael Idemoto)
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Shizuko Hoshi ...
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Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young tenant.

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Sometimes the truth is in the lie.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and some language

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11 March 2002 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$80,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,284, 4 May 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$83,500, 6 July 2003
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The title of the film is taken from a song by The Cure. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards (2003) See more »

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My Women, My Guitars
Written and Performed by Cody ChesnuTT
By Arrangement with Ready Set Go!
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Enjoyable, very modern
2 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I just saw this film on Sundance channel (TV). I thought it was an enjoyable film, the main character is a passive intellectual but I've known people like him and he rings true to this time (around 2002). The dialog is very believable, many things that are said aren't true, though the characters might want to believe they are.

These characters seem to be L.A. "slackers", though at least we see the main character at work upon occasion. He doesn't seem to take it very seriously, and his garage is the most laid back garage I've ever seen. The two girls seem to do little but travel and have sex. Would this story make more sense if it was set in Hawaii as opposed to Los Angeles? Perhaps.

Its a languid film but I think I learned something real from watching it. 7 out of 10.


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