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Flirting

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Flirting

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Nicole Kidman, Thandie Newton, Noah Taylor
director:
John Duigan
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

The hefty supporting performance of Nicole Kidman in this Australian coming-of-age tale is much less interesting than those of leads Newton and Taylor, who play two outcasts — she’s black, he’s a stutterer — at adjoining private schools. They read Camus and Sartre, fall for each other, and have to deal with the rest of the brats as well as neurotic and sadistic teachers. Flirting is sweet, charming — and slight. B-

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