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9 Songs (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music, Romance | 11 March 2005 (UK)
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In London, love blooms between an American college student, named Lisa, and an English scientist, named Matt, between attending rock concerts.
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kieran O'Brien ... Matt
Margo Stilley ... Lisa
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Storyline

Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall--London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at night's end. Together, over a period of several months, they pursue a mutual sexual passion whose inevitable stages unfold in counterpoint to nine live-concert songs. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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69 Min. De Sexe & De Rock N'Roll. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

9 Canções See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

£1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,457, 24 July 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$49,835, 31 July 2005
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Production Co:

Revolution Films See more »
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Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The first sexually explicit film to be directly awarded a French mainstream certificate (and not the "X classification" created in 1975 for "pornographic or violence-inciting movies"). See more »

Goofs

(at around 44 mins) Various items on the table either appear or disappear or move from place to place between shots when Lisa refuses to drink her tea and yells at Matt. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Matt: When I remember Lisa I don't think about her clothes, or her work, or where she was from, or even what she said. I think about her smell, her taste, her skin touching mine.
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Crazy Credits

The opening title and the closing credits appear to be pieces of cut film or paper placed together to form the words. See more »

Alternate Versions

Unrated Edited Version on DVD in USA removes the explicit sex, but it still too graphic for an R rating. See more »

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Featured in Brows Held High: 9 Songs (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Horse Tears
Performed by Goldfrapp
Composed by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory
© Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd
By kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Ltd
Courtesy of Mute Records Ltd
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nine songs is worth seeing
3 April 2005 | by tracey2rockSee all my reviews

i went to see the film out of interest and found it very stimulating indeed.not only did i observe up to at least 10 couples leaving the cinema,probably out of disgust but i suspect that they were too turned on to see the rest of the film an had decided to go for a quick one if u know what i mean.it was indeeed very graphic and was probably too much for the oirish to take ,although i did enjoy and did find myself getting turned on by the images b4 me.but i kept with the film and found that it ended very abruptly. in my opinion it does portray how a relation begins and and in the space of a year how one person can effect your life and how hard it is to forget them.it so happens that only 2 cinemas in the whole of dublin,which has about 10 cinemas,only was showing the film.

i would rate the film 10/10 for breaking the boundaries and would urge others to see it to make up their own mind.


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