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Lost and Delirious (2001)

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A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.

Director:

Léa Pool

Writers:

Susan Swan (novel), Judith Thompson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Piper Perabo ... Pauline 'Paulie' Oster
Jessica Paré ... Victoria 'Tori' Moller
Mischa Barton ... Mary 'Mouse' Bedford
Jackie Burroughs ... Fay Vaughn
Mimi Kuzyk ... Eleanor Bannet
Graham Greene ... Joe Menzies
Emily VanCamp ... Allison Moller (as Emily Vancamp)
Amy Stewart ... Cordelia
Caroline Dhavernas ... Kara
Luke Kirby ... Jake Hollander
Alan Fawcett Alan Fawcett ... Bruce Moller
Peter Oldring ... Phil
Grace Lynn Kung ... Lauren (as Grace Kung)
Stephen Mwinga Stephen Mwinga ... John
Lydia Zadel ... Monica
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Storyline

Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves swiftly from academic routine, homesickness, and girlish silliness to the darker region of lover's intrigue. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Friends. Roommates. Lovers.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content involving teens, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2001 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Pasión prohibida See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,215, 8 July 2001

Gross USA:

$307,233

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$396,897
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

After a few years of playing adult roles, this was the first of three high school roles in a row for Piper Perabo. She was cast as a teenager, although she was already in her mid-20's at the time. She'd already been a bartender in Coyote Ugly (2000) and a government agent in The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000), amongst other roles. See more »

Goofs

Mary talks about not knowing what fun was before, "like Dr. Spock," rather than Mr. Spock. She is apparently paraphrasing a statement by the iconic character in Star Trek: The Original Series: This Side of Paradise. See more »

Quotes

Paulie: Shall I abide in this dull world, which in her absence is no better then a sty?
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Soundtracks

Sanctus
from Missa Luba
Performed by Muungano National Choir
Directed by Boniface Mganga
Arranged by Peter G. Haazen
Published by WB Music Corp.
Courtesy of Universal Music
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A much deeper film than expected
9 April 2006 | by perry-102See all my reviews

I only decided to see this film simply because I liked Piper Perabo in 'Coyote Ugly', an enjoyable but 'lightweight' film. I watched 'Lost and Delirious' for the first time last evening and I was totally blown away by Piper's performance which surprised me, taking into account the fact that the film didn't exactly get rave reviews. It was a far deeper film than I expected it to be and I will need to watch it several times to appreciate its full impact. (I never manage to fully appreciate a film first time round!)The clever parallels drawn between Paulie's character and the bird of prey's plight are cleverly handled, although I thought it was made a little too obvious when she began to refer to herself as 'the raptor'. I felt this was unnecessary; the viewer should have been left to make that link for him or herself. The increasing tension which draws the viewer inexorably towards the climax of the film is almost unbearable. I felt myself starting to dread the end of the film, fearing its almost inevitable end. IMHO this is a masterful piece of movie-making. Miss it and miss out!


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