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R| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
A series of loosely connected vignettes and flashbacks explores the life of a filmmaker named Nic (Julian Sands). In one, a pair of identical twins (Saffron Burrows) who were separated at birth discover each another at an airport, purely by chance. In another, 16-year-old Nic (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) discovers his girlfriend is having sex with someone else. Meanwhile, a creative retelling of the story of Adam (Femi Ogumbanjo) and Eve (Hanne Klintoe) frames the separate narratives.

Cast: Julian Sands , Saffron Burrows , Stefano Dionisi , Jonathan Rhys-Meyers , Kelly Macdonald , Femi Ogumbanjo , Hanne Klintoe , Johanna Torrel

Director: Mike Figgis

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)

Release Date: May 28th, 1999|1 hr. 46 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    It's visually stunning, especially in scenes of the African countryside, and takes more risks than most independent films. show more

  • 20
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The Loss of Sexual Innocence is a work of intransigent anger and barely relieved depression. [28 May 1999] show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It's beautiful to look at, and marvelously edited, but it's hard to know exactly what he's getting at. [28 May 1999] show more

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