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The Virgin Suicides

4 Ratings: 3.5
A movie directed by Sofia Coppola

The Virgin Suicides is a 1999 American film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett. Based on the novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, the film tells of the suicides of the five Lisbon sisters … see full wiki

Director: Sofia Coppola
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: 1999
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about The Virgin Suicides
review by . December 08, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
A lot viewer's know that Sofia Coppola is not much of a great actress, but she seems to have inherited some of her father's talents in this film. Coppola knows how to get the best from her actors and a few "coming of age" films have the sensual, dream-like quality as this 1974 look at upper middle class American suburbia.     Written and directed by her, this mesmerizing account of adolescent sexual socialization (set in the posh suburbs of 1974 Detroit) has a bittersweet quality, …
review by . May 02, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: painful in clarity     Cons: many slow parts     The Bottom Line: A good debut for Coppola     It all began with Cecilia (Hanna Hall), who at 13 years old redefined the quality of this household, and basically this town. It all ended with Luxy (Kirsten Dunst), 14 years old, who cut the last thread of sanity in this family, and basically this town, Grosse Point, Michigan.       This movie is certainly not about …
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