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Nowhere (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | 9 May 1997 (USA)
Follows a day in the lives of a group of Los Angeles high school students and the strange lives they lead.

Director:

Gregg Araki

Writer:

Gregg Araki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Duval ... Dark
Rachel True ... Mel
Nathan Bexton ... Montgomery
Chiara Mastroianni ... Kriss
Debi Mazar ... Kozy
Kathleen Robertson ... Lucifer
Joshua Gibran Mayweather Joshua Gibran Mayweather ... Zero
Jordan Ladd ... Alyssa
Christina Applegate ... Dingbat
Sarah Lassez ... Egg
Guillermo Díaz ... Cowboy (as Guillermo Diaz)
Jeremy Jordan ... Bart
Alan Boyce ... Handjob
Jason Simmons ... The Teen Idol (as Jaason Simmons)
Ryan Phillippe ... Shad
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Storyline

A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions while bizarre experiences happen to each one, including alien abductions, bad acid trips, bisexual experiences, suicides, bizarre deaths, and a rape by a TV star. All of this happens before "the greatest party of the year". Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Let the love feast begin See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for scenes of strong violence, sexuality and drug use involving teens, and for strong language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Donikad See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,354, 11 May 1997

Gross USA:

$194,201

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$194,201
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gregg Araki refers to this film as "90210 on acid". See more »

Goofs

Dark's facial stubble changes constantly. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dark: [voice-over] L.A. is like... nowhere. Everybody who lives here is lost.
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Crazy Credits

All the way past the credits, we see Dark sitting on his bed covered in gore and blood, finally breaking free of his shock with a horrible scream. See more »

Connections

References Cujo (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Out Of My Tree
Written by Jeffrey McDonald (as Jeff McDonald) & Steve McDonald
Performed by Redd Kross
Courtesy of This Way Up / Island Records Limited
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you guys missed the point.
29 May 2001 | by JoshuaBlueSee all my reviews

reading the reviews already posted for this movie... I am saddened that so many people missed the point. it is about nothing and it is nowhere... as is just about everything that is popular now-a-days. this movie is about the absolute emptiness of pop culture and the absolute emptiness of most people's minds. I think most of you that didn't like this movie.. are either those being made fun of... or are so far out of anything doing with popular culture for you to get the joke.

secondly - this is a drug movie. i'm betting the average rating by people who've done acid is about 8.0 and the average for the others is about 3.0 --- check out the symbolism --- check out the colors --- check out the sound.

this culture is absolutely devoid of meaning - and that's all - and that's all.


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