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Sweethearts (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama | November 1997 (UK)
Arliss goes to a coffee house to meet Jasmine on a blind date, but she's not quite what she seems.

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Complete credited cast:
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Jasmine
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Arliss
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Noreen
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Charles
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Officer Carter
Buckley Norris ...
Asylum patron
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Officer Felliciano
Stephen Malkmus ...
Coffee House Singer
Debby Barkan ...
Girl in Floral Dress
Patricia Peralta ...
Girl in Shop Window
Dayna West ...
Girl in Black
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Christopher Bishop ...
Telephone Voice
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Telephone Voice
Tara Ison ...
Telephone Voice
Nicholas Kingston ...
Telephone Voice
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When a man goes on a blind date, he gets more than he bargains for as she is a manic-depressive who is carrying a gun and contemplating suicide and perhaps homicide. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for language, a scene of violence and some sexuality
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When Arliss and Jasmine both go to the men's room and start talking with the door open, the boom mic is visible in the upper right hand corner. See more »

Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Agony of the Stars
Written & Performed by Stephen Malkmus
EMI Virgin Songs. Inc./Treble Kicker Music (BMI)
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Janeane at her best!
28 November 2001 | by (Leavenworth, Kansas) – See all my reviews

This film has a wonderful blend of comedians inside, Janeane Garafalo, Margret Cho and Bobcat Golthwait. The mystery here is, this isn't REALLY a comedy. It is a fairly serious tale of a woman meeting a man for the first time. The trouble is the woman (Garafalo) is nuts. She takes him on a wild ride over the course of the evening turning him from hating her to loving her. In the end, no happy ending here. But a poignent look at why we say and do the things we do.


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