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Another Day in Paradise (1998)

R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1999 (Austria)
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In the hope of a big score, two junkie couples team up to commit various drug robberies which go disastrously wrong leading to dissent, violence and murder.

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Larry Clark
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Woods ... Mel
Melanie Griffith ... Sid
Vincent Kartheiser ... Bobbie
Natasha Gregson Wagner ... Rosie
James Otis James Otis ... Reverend
Branden Williams ... Danny
Brent Briscoe ... Clem
Peter Sarsgaard ... Ty
Paul Hipp ... Richard Johnson
Kim Flowers ... Bonnie Johnson
John Gatins ... Phil
Ryan Donahue Ryan Donahue ... Barry
Christopher Doyle ... Conan
Dick Hancock ... Breather
Pamela Gordon ... Waitress
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Storyline

Bobbie is an addict and small-time thief. When one of his jobs goes bad, Mel is called in to patch him up. Mel offers him a chance at a bigger score. Over time, Mel and his girlfriend Sid become almost like parents to Bobbie and his girlfriend Rosie, but this can't last. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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We live at the abyss.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1999 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Paradise See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,900, 3 January 1999

Gross USA:

$1,036,818

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,036,818
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Director's Cut DVD includes a second sex scene between Natasha Gregson and Vincent Kartheiser at the motel. According to audio commentary by Larry Clark, the scene had to be cut in order to avoid an NC-17 rating. See more »

Goofs

When Mel and Bobbie are pulling over by the clinic pharmacy, a reflection of a camera rain cover is visible in the windscreen of the car. See more »

Quotes

Bobbie: Are you a doctor, Melvin?
Mel: Yeah. I'm a doctor, shooting you up with heroin. That's right.
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Alternate Versions

R1 DVD version includes both the R-rated theatrical version and an unrated director's cut. See more »

Connections

References Bonnie and Clyde (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Boogaloo Down Broadway
Written by Jesse James
Performed by Polyester Players
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This Larry Clark film deserves far more credit
3 November 2003 | by caseychaosSee all my reviews

I think that this film is one of his best. James Woods eats up the screen. I recently brought the director's cut version on dvd and found it very interesting to listen to the director's commentary. Many of the scenes involving all four actors were improvised and on the spot. James Woods and Larry Calrk rarely agreed on anything and a few scenes are included which were banned in the cinema version.

This and bully are my favourite Larry Clark films. This has a raw feeling to it and the acting is very credible. Melanie Griffith deserves a mention as well, as I not usually enjoy watching her in films, but I think this part was made for her.

A very under-rated film to say the least.

4/5


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