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A Slipping-Down Life

1999, Drama, 1h 51m

65 Reviews 1,000+ Ratings

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Lili Talyor is the best thing in this uninvolving and unconvincing drama. Read critic reviews

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"Drumstrings" Casey (Guy Pearce) is an aspiring rock musician, though he hasn't had much success so far. Evie Decker (Lili Taylor) is likewise searching for direction and meaning. She works at an amusement park by day and at night bides her time alongside her troubled father. Between the two, Evie might be the more emotionally disturbed, as evidenced by how obsessed she becomes with Casey -- going so far as to carve his name across her forehead. They get married, but can their love last?

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  • May 17, 2007
    Interesting movie! Definately worth the watch. A small town girl becomes somewhat obsessed with a musician. They are propelled toward one another ofter a bizarre stunt she pulls at one of his shows.
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