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9 Songs (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music, Romance | 11 March 2005 (UK)
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In London, intense sexual encounters take place 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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Taglines:

The Most Sexually Explicit Film In The History Of British Cinema. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

9 Songs See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,457, 24 July 2005

Gross USA:

$66,853

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,590,308
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Revolution Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kieran O'Brien and Margo Stilley did not communicate with each other between filming so that their off-screen relationship would not affect the one they had on screen. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) The clock on the wall goes forth and back in time between shots. 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 »

Connections

References The Dreamers (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Nadia
Written and Performed by Michael Nyman
Published by Michael Nyman Ltd / Chester Music Ltd
Courtesy of Virgin 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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