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The Virgin Suicides (1999)

6.9

Movie

United States of America
English
Drama, Romance
1999
FEMALE DIRECTOR, SOFIA COPPOLA
A.J. Cook, Allen Stewart-Coates, Amos Crawley
97 min

What it's about

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

The take

A group of male friends become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide. Sofia Coppola does a great job taking the novel and turning it into a full featured movie. The movie is admittedly a bit slow, but it paints such a great picture into the characters lives and everyone around them, that your attention will quickly be turned to that. The casting is spot on and even though it may seem like a very dark subject matter, the film is very enjoyable to watch no matter your taste in movies.

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