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The Opposite of Sex, 1998

The Opposite of Sex
Directed by: Don Roos
Written by: Don Roos
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  105 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The Opposite of Sex can be described as biting, clever, and witty. The plot revolves around pregnancy, gays and lesbians, and coming of age. Its comic aspect comes from dark humor and satire. The Opposite of Sex's main genre is comedy. In terms of style, it involves multiple stories, has a road movie structure, and includes a voice over. In approach, it is realistic. The Opposite of Sex is set, at least in part, in the suburbs. It takes place in the 1990s. The movie has received attention for being critically acclaimed and an award winner. The Opposite of Sex is well suited for a girls' night and a date night. Note that it involves sexual content.

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Sixteen-year-old Deedee runs away from Louisiana to live with her half-brother Bill, an English teacher... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: January 1998
Runtime: 105 min

Cast and Crew

Christina Ricci Christina Ricci As Dede Truitt
Martin Donovan Martin Donovan As Bill Truitt
Lisa Kudrow Lisa Kudrow As Lucia DeLury
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Los Angeles Times
A brilliantly written black comedy in the tradition of "To Die For" and "Flirting With Disaster," The Opposite of Sex was worth the wait.
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The New York Times
What redeems the film's surface bitterness are sharp observations, laceratingly funny dialogue and something Dedee claims to find especially loathsome: a secret heart of gold.
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A succesful dark comedy, which is hard to find. Surprisingly, Ricci is a perect fit for an absolutely horrendous person, a character so immoral, so atrocious, so mean, that I forgot it was Ricci. This film is not the the faint of heart or the...
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