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The Pleasure of Being Robbed (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama | 3 October 2008 (USA)
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A curious and lost Eleonore looks for something everywhere, even in the bags of strangers who find themselves sadly smiling only well after she's left their lives. They owe her their thanks.

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Josh Safdie (as Joshua Safdie)

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Josh Safdie (story & screenplay) (as Joshua Safdie), Eleonore Hendricks (screenplay) (co-writer) | 2 more credits »
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Jerry Damons Jerry Damons ... Jerry The Cop
Lowell the Dog Lowell the Dog ... Lowell
John Dwyer John Dwyer ... Drinks For Everybody
The Fly The Fly ... Fly
Dawn Glickman Dawn Glickman ... Dawn
Alex Greenblatt Alex Greenblatt ... Son
Gary Greenblatt Gary Greenblatt ... Father
Eleonore Hendricks ... Eléonore
Francesca LaPrelle Francesca LaPrelle ... Mom
Miranda LaPrelle Miranda LaPrelle ... Daughter
Astrid Larson Astrid Larson ... Astrid
Sam Lisenco Sam Lisenco
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A curious and lost Eleonore looks for something everywhere, even in the bags of strangers who find themselves sadly smiling only well after she's left their lives. They owe her their thanks.

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Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Sophie Dulac [France]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El placer de ser robado See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,720, 5 October 2008

Gross USA:

$10,687

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,823
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Red Bucket Films See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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One of the worst films I've had the pain of watching
10 November 2008 | by crazycracka420See all my reviews

I thought this was one of the worst movies I've ever seen, in my entire life. Comparing it to such great literary works as Jindabyne (LOL). There is no plot, no character development, no point to the entire "movie" (I use the word movie very liberally here). It's basically someone filming a woman for a day, and they throw in a couple actors to go along with it. The movie is only 70 mins long, but as soon as they got into the car scene in the first about 1/4 of the movie, I could tell the movie was going to be completely pointless, void of any art/film qualities, and basically be a waste of time. I felt like less of a person after watching this movie, and that's almost impossible no matter how bad a movie is. Can't believe anyone liked this at all. Amazing.

Overall this movie sucks complete ass, and even most movies I dislike, I would still rate 4-5.


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