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The Virgin Suicides

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The Virgin Suicides

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
97 minutes
performer:
Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, Giovanni Ribisi, Hayden Christensen, Danny DeVito, Kathleen Turner
director:
Sofia Coppola
distributor:
Zoetrope
author:
Jeffrey Eugenides
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

With vistas of ’70s suburbia and a stampede of rock anthems, Sofia Coppola’s fantasy The Virgin Suicides ought to win an MTV Video Music Award. If so, then we could get lost in the film’s delicate daydream: the game of crush played between a joint-puffing stud (Josh Hartnett) and a renegade schoolgirl (Dunst). And we could forgive its underripe plot about five sisters who inexplicably kill themselves. B

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