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9 songs

4 Ratings: -0.5
A movie directed by Michael Winterbottom

Maverick director Michael Winterbottom wondered about the double standard of why novels can have explicit sex scenes and be legit and films could not. So his short film of a relationship based solely on sex and a love for music is the result of that … see full wiki

4 reviews about 9 songs
review by . July 08, 2010
This film is not a story, and to the extent it has a plot, you know all of what you need to know in the first minute of the movie. Hence if you are looking for a love STORY, skip this film. Rather it's a portrait (viewed after the fact) of a brief passionate relationship between a glaciologist and an American drifter. The whole movie consists of a series of flashbacks covering sex, a little in the way of drugs, and a lot of music, mostly rock and roll. At the same time the movie has a tenderness …
review by . March 02, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
"9 Songs"    Sexual Passion    Amos Lassen    Matt (Kieran O'Brien) is a young glaciologist who recalls a love affair he had with Lisa (Margo Stilley). They met at a rock concert and by the time the evening was over they were in bed. They stayed together for several months and were sexually passionate and the stages of their romance unfolded to the tunes of nine songs. The film is sexually explicit and Matt and Lisa have quite s sex life. …
review by . February 10, 2006
This is a love-it-or-hate-it film, as reflected by the deep divisions in critical response. It is a serious piece of film-making but there are two major components that you may love or hate - extreme sexual explicitness and modern rock music. No narrative, no back story, no characterization, just plenty of sex and music. It's hard to know just what Winterbottom is trying to achieve with this film. There certainly is a good film to be made about a relationship built on sex, indeed there have been …
review by . December 31, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: um, lemme get back to you on that....     Cons: story, characters, music, the whole shebang (so to speak)     The Bottom Line: The film is only 71 minutes long which is about 70 minutes longer than it needs to be.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals everything about the movie''s plot. Let me start by saying that my wife didn't want me to write this review. She is a little embarrassed that we actually watched the film. 9 Songs is …
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