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Praise

Release Date: June 30th, 2000

DVD Release Date: July 8th, 2003

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

"Praise" is a powerful, tragicomic love story of obsession, addiction, and codependency. Gordon is a listless, chain-smoking asthmatic with a rather insipid libido. Cynthia is a slightly pudgy nymphomaniac with a bad case of eczema. After quitting his job at a Brisbane liquor store, Gordon makes a decision that will mark his life forever: becoming involved in Cynthia's manic parlor games of chemical and sexual excess.

Cast: Peter Fenton, Sacha Holder, Marta Dusseldorp, Joel Edgerton, Yvette Duncan, Ray Bull, Gregory Perkins, Loene Carmen

Director: John Curran

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Emcee Films

Distributors: Strand Releasing

Keywords: Offbeat , Relationships , Transformation , 1990s , Love ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

    Achieves a rare interweaving of the darkly poetical and raspy, cockeyed comedy. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Unrelentingly, admirably committed to its own grimness. show more

  • 70
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Praise will get under your skin. show more

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