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Old 06-29-17, 05:07 PM
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Examples of "intimate" movies

So I watched a movie today called Correspondence which stars Jeremy Irons and Olga Kuryenko who, outside of a couple side characters, carry 100% of the film (Kuryenko is in every scene in fact and nearly every shot I think save a few).

Another example is Lost in Translation.

So, I'm wondering, what other movies with only two characters are out there?
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The Before Trilogy. Act 1 of Before Midnight has six other characters, but the rest of the movie, and the first two movies is pretty much all Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Kiss of the Spider-Woman.

But lots of films based on plays would probably fit.
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Sleuth (Original)
Hell in the Pacific
My Dinner With Andre
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Wow, Mondo Kane took every example I can think of.

Knife in the Water has only three characters, a married couple and a sexy young interloper.

I've never seen Misery. Is there anyone other than the two leads?
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Originally Posted by Defiant1
The Before Trilogy. Act 1 of Before Midnight has six other characters, but the rest of the movie, and the first two movies is pretty much all Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.
Nice. Great examples for all three movies.
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

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Wow, Mondo Kane took every example I can think of.

Knife in the Water has only three characters, a married couple and a sexy young interloper.

I've never seen Misery. Is there anyone other than the two leads?
A sheriff shows up at one point. And I think his agent and a fan at the end.

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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Tape has 3 characters, and I think it all takes place in one room.
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First that came to mind was the original Sleuth.. But recently, All Is Lost.. Only Robert Redford from start to end.. Great movie.
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Polanski's "Death and the Maiden".
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

First that came to mind for me was this

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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Antichrist
Gravity
The Iron Rose
Hiroshima, Mon Amour
Moon
The Turin Horse
Persona
Open Water
Room In Rome

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Well, for the most part...


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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

The Station Agent, just 3, 4 including girl, but pretty intimate and fantastic.
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Tom Noonan directed a movie years ago called What Happened Was... about two people having a dinner date, the whole thing takes place in his apartment over the course of the evening.

Whoopi Goldberg is the sole person on-screen for 99% of The Telephone, though there is a repairman who shows up for a pivotal scene.

A saw a movie years ago called A Pure Formality starring Gerard Depardeau (sp) and Roman Polanski, where I recall the whole movie being a long interrogation during a rainy night (there's a few other officers at the station though).
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

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A saw a movie years ago called A Pure Formality starring Gerard Depardeau (sp) and Roman Polanski, where I recall the whole movie being a long interrogation during a rainy night (there's a few other officers at the station though).
That's a good film by the same guy who made Cinema Paradiso.
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Originally Posted by inri222
That's a good film by the same guy who made Cinema Paradiso.
Funny enough, Giuseppe Tornatore also directed Correspondence as well.
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Wong-Kar Wai's In the Mood For Love
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Re: Examples of "intimate" movies

Originally Posted by Defiant1
The Before Trilogy. Act 1 of Before Midnight has six other characters, but the rest of the movie, and the first two movies is pretty much all Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.
They were the first movies I thought of when I saw the thread's title.

Many films adapted from the stage tend to fit this category.
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It's been a while since I have watched either, but as I recall, Nothing and Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (both from 2003) fit the bill. I have fond memories of the latter, but not the former.
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Buried. Aside from one video watched from.a cell phone, the whole movie was just Ryan Reynolds lying in a very small box. These is only occasional voices you hear from the cell phone he iusing

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