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Toy Love (2002)

A young man lusts after an unpredictable woman.


Harry Sinclair


Harry Sinclair
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Credited cast:
Dean O'Gorman ... Ben
Kate Elliott ... Chlo
Marissa Stott Marissa Stott ... Emily
Michael Lawrence Michael Lawrence ... Francois
Genevieve McClean Genevieve McClean ... Nancy
Chris Dykzeul Chris Dykzeul ... Mick
Peter Feeney ... Jim
Quinton Hita ... Mat
Miriama Smith ... Hinemoa
Kim Michalis Kim Michalis ... Imogen
Rose McIver ... Lucy
Lynette Forday Lynette Forday ... Empathy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajeev Varma


Love is a game for Ben who lies and cheats on his girlfriend Emily, with the greatest of ease. But when he meets the sexy and unpredictable Chlo, the tables are turned. Ben falls head over heels in love, and is astonished to find someone even more immoral than he is. Written by berkeleynz

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New Zealand



Release Date:

8 May 2003 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

Toy Love - Brincadeiras de Amor See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital


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Funny at parts, but absolutely silly and absurd!
14 April 2007 | by mario_cSee all my reviews

This movie starts to be funny. The first scenes where we see Ben (played by Dean O'Gorman) cheating his girlfriend Emily (Marisa Stott) are very well conceived and are pretty laughable; but then I think it starts to exaggerate too much! The main character, Ben, is a complete idiot! I mean, a guy like this cannot really exist! He's too silly, dumb, stupid and absolutely crazy to be true! What starts to be peculiar, original and pretty funny turns then into stupidity, silliness and absurdity, just because of his fault! He plays with everyone and everything, as all people in the world would appreciate his stupid and childish little games… Grow up dude! Well, to be fair, I must say at least one person appreciates his crazy little games… the equally crazy and extremely mad Chlo (Kate Elliot) – the girl with whom he's cheating his girlfriend!

To sum up, I think this movie is really funny at parts, but it ends up being a pretty childish and silly comedy!

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