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The Little Death (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 26 June 2015 (USA)
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The secret lives of five suburban couples living in Sydney reveal both the fetishes and the repercussions that come with sharing them.

Director:

Josh Lawson

Writer:

Josh Lawson
2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bojana Novakovic ... Maeve
Josh Lawson ... Paul
Damon Herriman ... Dan
Kate Mulvany ... Evie
Kate Box ... Rowena
Patrick Brammall ... Richard
Alan Dukes ... Phil
Lisa McCune ... Maureen
Erin James ... Monica
T.J. Power ... Sam (as TJ Power)
Kim Gyngell ... Steve
Lachy Hulme ... Kim
Paul Gleeson ... Counselor
Nell Nell ... Roxy the Dog
Zoe Carides Zoe Carides ... Dr. Barnes
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Storyline

The Little Death is a truly original comedy about sex, love, relationships and taboo. In a multi story narrative, we peer behind the closed doors of a seemingly normal suburban street. A woman with a dangerous fantasy and her partners struggle to please her. A man who begins an affair with his own wife without her knowing anything about it. A couple struggling to keep things together after a sexual experiment spins out of control. A woman who can only find pleasure in her husband's pain. A call centre operator caught in the middle of a dirty and chaotic phone call. And the distractingly charming new neighbour who connects them all. The little Death explores why do we want what we want? How far will we go to get it? What are the consequences of that fleeting moment of sexual ecstasy? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Sexual hangups and all that jazz. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Release Date:

26 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,118, 28 June 2015

Gross USA:

$18,238

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$601,162
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Director Josh Lawson said in an interview that he "wanted the last 20 minutes to feel like almost a sexual experience, so that the audience nearly orgasms at the climax and they walk away needing a cigarette and a cold shower". See more »

Quotes

Steve: [to Maeve, Paul and Dan respectively in 3 different scenes] I am required by federal law to inform you that I am a convicted sex offender.
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Crazy Credits

Diagrams from medical/ anatomical text and sexual guides appear behind the initial section of the credits. See more »

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Remade as Kiki, Love to Love (2016) See more »

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Mr. Sandman
Performed by The Chordettes
Written by Pat Ballard
Published by Edwin H. Morris & Co, Inc
A division of MPL Music Publishing Inc (ASCAP)
By kind permission Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Courtesy of Barnaby Records, Inc
By arrangement with Nola Leone / Ace Music Services, LLC
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You'll want to watch it again
27 September 2014 | by banarnySee all my reviews

The first thing I did after watching the film was check social media - was it just me or did everyone else agree this was a great flick? Happily it wasn't just me, I couldn't find a bad tweet. Yes, it's an awkward topic, and not that I'm a prude but I did have trepidations about going to see a movie about sexual fetishes. But actually, that's what gave it it's humour, along with the incredible performances by not one, but every single cast member. At no time did I wish that we went back to one of the other story lines because each one was engaging in its own right. The film somehow manages to be light hearted and appealing to adults of all ages, while at the same time meandering through sophisticated undertones and delivering a few thought provoking messages. This is not just a fantastic example of Australian talent, it is a brilliant movie.


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