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Old 08-18-04, 07:00 PM
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Need help with movie title

I watched this movie a few years ago and i am trying to remeber its name. Its an independant movie and looks low budget. Its quite old maybe early 90's. I cant remeber much but it's about an ex-nun who finds a man in the street who doesn't remeber who he is. Also the mans wife is a porno star who threw him out the window becuase he was an abusive porn mogul. Also there are people chasing after the guy becuase he has some kind of floppy disk. Thanks for any help.
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It's "Amateur" by Hal Hartley:

http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0109093/

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Old 08-18-04, 09:19 PM
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OK, that movie looks strange. From Roger Ebert's review:

...In a Hartley film, the plot gradually unfolds to reveal bizarre secrets and unexpected relationships, and the characters usually have two conflicting identity tags: pro baseball player and murderer, for example, or friendly garage mechanic and serial killer. In "Amateur," there is a former nun who is a pornographer. It almost goes without saying that she's also a nymphomaniac . . . and a virgin...
From the description, sounds like a director similar to Pedro Almodovar.

And of course, don't confuse this movie with "The Amateur" from 1981, about an analyst who goes behind the iron curtain to avenge his fiancee's death. Unfortunately, this is only available on VHS at this time (though I do have it on VHS).

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Old 08-18-04, 09:43 PM
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thanks alot that was the movie i was talking about.
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OK, that movie looks strange. From Roger Ebert's review:



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...In a Hartley film, the plot gradually unfolds to reveal bizarre secrets and unexpected relationships, and the characters usually have two conflicting identity tags: pro baseball player and murderer, for example, or friendly garage mechanic and serial killer. In "Amateur," there is a former nun who is a pornographer. It almost goes without saying that she's also a nymphomaniac . . . and a virgin...
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From the description, sounds like a director similar to Pedro Almodovar.
You're welcome, kylierobbie!

Hal Hartley is an interesting, quirky director. And his characters speak with a certain unique rhythm, kind of like how Mamet's characters have a distinctive sound. Hartley loves to work with Martin Donovan (of "Insomnia", "The Opposite of Sex"), who has been in at least 6 of his films.

Regarding the nun who is a virgin nymphomaniac -- when asked how that could be, she says "I'm choosy".
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Re: Need help with movie title

Please, I need help. It's maybe a made-for-tv movie. Its plot is about a black '70 dodge charger that drives menacingly and finally causes two brothers to crash, killing one of them. The survivor vows revenge and becomes a road vigilante, modifying his truck with a harpoon-towing device and other weapons that disable other cars that eventually may pose a threat, preventing others from suffering his kid brother's fate. Performing these citizen-arrests, eventually our "hero" encounters his brother's killer and the final showdown between the '70 dodge and our vigilante's truck takes place. Please, I'd really appreciate any clues…
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Re: Need help with movie title

It's like a mid-80's movie… 70's black dodge charger (why all villains seem to choose Mopars?)

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