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Bliss (2021)

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A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is a computer simulation.

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Mike Cahill

Writer:

Mike Cahill
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Owen Wilson ... Greg Wittle
Salma Hayek ... Isabel Clemens
Nesta Cooper ... Emily Wittle
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. ... Arthur Wittle
Ronny Chieng ... Kendo
Steve Zissis ... Bjorn
Joshua Leonard ... Cameron (as Josh Leonard)
Madeline Zima ... Doris
Bill Nye ... Chris
Slavoj Zizek ... Slavoj Zizek
DeRon Horton ... Liang
Eugene Young ... Bartender
Dayne Catalano ... Fast Food Clerk
Adam William Zastrow Adam William Zastrow ... Dougie
Lora Lee ... Destiny
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Bliss is a mind-bending love story following Greg (Owen Wilson) who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel (Salma Hayek), a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel's wild conspiracy.

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Taglines:

Chase something real.

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug content, language, some sexual material and violence | See all certifications »

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Goofs

When Isabel unloads the revolver on Kendo she tosses it to the ground and checks Kendo's back left pocket for blue crystals. When she appears in the next frame, she is holding the revolver again in her right hand. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Greg Wittle: [narrating] I have a picture in my head of a place. Home. A woman. I don't know if any of it is real. But it has a feeling. And the feeling's real.
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You and I
Written by Will Bates
Performed by Will Bates featuring Skye Edwards
Courtesy of Fall on Your Sword
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Makes you think long after watching
15 February 2021 | by goonerchris-161-428318See all my reviews

I watched this after watching the trailer, though the trailer seems to be for another film I was not disappointed. I watched this with the wife on valentine's Day, thinking it was a bit of a romantic film and we both seemed to actually enjoy it. The film never tells you what it's about, it makes you use your brain to think and talk about what is happening and what did happen. We both worked out what the underling story was but there are so many questions you think and rethink after the film's finished and that's what I love about this film, it's not easily forgotten but I do want to see it again. When I do I will probably see it from a different view and end up with a different score. Watch it and enjoy the ride which I will be as interesting as mine


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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2.39 : 1
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