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Women Talking Dirty (1999)

A lively, outspoken single mother in Edinburgh, Scotland, develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.

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Emily Boyle
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George
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Stanley
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Bill O'Brien
Julien Lambroschini ...
Claude
Barbara Rafferty ...
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Irene O'Brien
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Ronald
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A lively, outspoken single mother in Edinburgh, Scotland, develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.

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Behind every great woman... is her best friend

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Conversa de Mulheres  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Freddie Highmore's film debut. See more »

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When the blue Sofa is being removed from the apartment towards the end of the film, it is obvious when outside the building that the cushions the money is meant to be hidden under are removed to make it lighter to carry. See more »

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What A Wonderful World
Performed by Marianne Faithfull
Written by George David Weiss / Bob Thiele
Produced and Arranged by Simon Boswell
Published by Range Road Music, Inc. / Quartet Music, Inc. / Abilene, Inc.
(administered by Carlin Music & Memory Lane Music)
(c) 1999 Rocket Productions
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Dirty Indeed
29 August 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on video with little expectation of any great quality given the delayed release, yet felt that the film was even worse than expected. Having read the original novel, I thought the film had good source material, yet the film was nastier and tawdrier than the book was. The Daniel Quinn character played by James Purefoy was cast in a more negative way than in the book. Gratuitous bedroom scenes were vulgar and frankly embarrassing. The viewer understood that the Daniel Quinn character was a sociopath womanizer lounge lizard from the beginning of the film, so all this excessive bedroom stuff was unnecessary, and like beating a dead horse. Viewers should be given some credit for understanding who and what the characters are rather than be given a "paint by number" picture from repeated scenes explaining why a character is good or bad.


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