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Flirt


     
  Flirt Review
Tookey's Rating
2 /10
 
Average Rating
4.33 /10
 
Starring
Bill Sage, Martin Donovan, Dwight Ewell
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Directed by: Hal Hartley
Written by: Hal Hartley

 
 
 
Released: 1996
   
Genre: DRAMA
ROMANCE
PORTMANTEAU
   
Origin: US/ Germany/ Japan
   
Length: 84
 
 


 

Essentially the same story - a flirt receives his or her comeuppance - is told three times, with near-identical dialogue but differing sexual permutations.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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The once promising American writer-director Hal Hartley continued his decline into modish minimalism with this flimsy farrago of hip non-characters posing in various trendy locations in New York, Berlin and Tokyo. A tale that was uninvolving and pointless the first time round becomes unendurable long before the end.

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