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Careful What You Wish For (2004)

A classic tale of what goes around comes around.




Greg Hahn (story), Greg Hahn | 2 more credits »




Cast overview:
Patty Lotz ... Wife (Karen)
Geoffrey Gould ... Husband (David)
Kent Winfrey ... Young Husband
Daryl Hannah ... Store Patron
Raymond O'Connor ... Sleazy Salesman
Pras Michel ... Zen Salesman (as Pras)


A woman in a slip is at her dressing table getting ready for a night out as her husband paces nervously. He's thinking back 30 years when, as a young man, he paid a visit to a pawnshop, a Nixon poster on the wall, a prostitute plying her trade outside. As he works up the courage to tell her whatever is eating at him, the flashbacks show a sleazy salesman pitching a necklace with a diamond-studded pendant. Back in the bedroom, he screws his courage to the sticking point and tells her the truth, as a fly buzzes annoyingly in the background. Are karmic forces at work? Will the sole of a shoe meet the soul of a heel? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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I only watched this because Darryl Hannah was in it.
7 December 2004 | by Willow HanniganSee all my reviews

Without giving the plot or ending away, this film starts off slow and ends up hilarious. I saw it on Amazon.com, and despite the small screen and sort of grainy aspects it was quite cute. The acting was so-so (including Ms. Hannah's performance, which by the way is only about 30 seconds long) and the mis-en-scene was fair. The writing and story concept was better and the ending so funny I had to share it. It is definitely worth a look but be prepared, this is not a movie for Darryl Hannah fans. She just isn't in it long enough. I wonder why she even did this film. She must have been a friend involved in it. It isn't flattering to her and she could have phoned in the performance as involved in it as she was. It is promoted as "featuring Darryl Hannah" but you have to look very closely to see her and then she is gone. Other than that, the film would get a 6 on a rating scale.

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