Dangerous Attraction (1999) from Tuna
Attraction (1999) is a Blockbuster rental-only thriller that deserves
an award for the most cliches ever in a film.
|1) The dread evil twin
2) Multiple Personality disorder
3) Woman as moth, man as flame attraction
4) False surprise ending, dream sequence division
5) Real surprise ending, leave room for a sequel division
6) Nice guy isn't really nice
| Add to that the
1) Andrea Roth stars in a sex-filled
film, but uses a double who may have more screen time than she does.
There were two plusses. First, they identified the double (Adrienne Board), and even showed a little of her face. Second, they had Maria Delver, AKA Marya Delver topless in a sub-plot as cybercafe hostess, girlfriend of the police lieutenant.
This film was nominated for a Leo award (Best Director). The Leo's are the movie and television industry awards for productions made in British Columbia. This is generally considered even more prestigious than the Dayo awards, which are given only to movies which feature calypso music, and the Thee-o awards, given annually to the best Amish movies. Well, at least in theory, since the Amish community has not yet sanctioned any film productions.
However, it is worthwhile to note that only three theatrical films were eligible for awards in the Leo movie category, and this film didn't win any. For the record, three of the four film awards (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Female Performance) went to a movie entitled "My Father's Angel", and the other one (Best Male Performance) went to a made-for-TV movie rather than anything Dangerous Attraction had to offer!
In other words, the producers of Dangerous Attraction might think about cutting in some Belafonte tunes and resubmitting to the Dayo's. I believe Canadian Calypso is eligible
All day, all night, Marianne
Under de snow now, siftin' sand.
All de hockey players love her, eh?
Hey, my Marianne, OK?
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