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Stephen Dorff narrates this tale about how his life goes astray as his character attempts to strike a balance between the demands of directing his first film and the pressures of his new ... See full summary »

Director:

Phil Joanou

Writer:

Phil Joanou
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Dorff ... Jake Walsh
Judith Godrèche ... Stella (as Judith Godreche)
Kelly Macdonald ... Pia
Lauren Holly ... Claire
Jon Tenney ... Kevin
Frank Vincent ... Sal
Paul Guilfoyle ... Andy
Hector Elizondo ... The Chairman
Bray Poor Bray Poor ... Wyatt
Kathryn Erbe ... Evan (as Katheryn Herbe)
Shannon Fiedler Shannon Fiedler ... Isabelle
Zach Tyler ... Lukas (as Zachary Tyler)
Jim Gaffigan ... Bucky
Dominic Hawksley Dominic Hawksley ... Pierre
Drena De Niro ... Waitress
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Stephen Dorff narrates this tale about how his life goes astray as his character attempts to strike a balance between the demands of directing his first film and the pressures of his new romance with a model. U2's Bono plays a role in this film as both himself and Dorff's character's concience. Written by Anonymous

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The hardest thing to do in life is direct your own See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Kelly MacDonald (Pia) was considered for the role of Stella. See more »

Quotes

Jake: There are three truths in life: you are born, you will die, and things change. OK, maybe one more: everyone has their stella, and when they do, no one else can even compare.
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Soundtracks

Mysterious Ways
Written by U2 (music) / Bono (lyrics)
Performed by U2
Published by Polygram International
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No expectations,no disappointments
25 April 2005 | by lime6inthecoconutSee all my reviews

If your a U2 fan watch this film. If your a Trainspotting fan watch this film,(Kelly Macdonald has a small part). If your that 1 Lauren Holly fan out there watch this film. If your an average viewer, i advice you to watch this film but don't expect too much.I never heard of this film ,found it at the video store and was able to get it for free. it has really cool camera shots and has a fashionable groove to it however the script is the major disappointment in the film.The dialogue is somewhat cheesy if not pretentious.And the lead character played by Dorf seems to be an obvious replacement for Ewan Mecregor or that guy from Momento. Overall,if you don't have any expectations for this film you wont be disappointed. Don't buy it. Don't rent it. BUT if your buddy has it watch it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

De Cabeça Para Baixo See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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2.35 : 1
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