Carried Away Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for Carried Away the Movie

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Exposing his middle-aged bod, as well as the myth that he can play only psycho toughs, Hopper, as the Midwestern teacher Joseph, is seduced by a 17-year-old student (Locane) in their small conservative town. Based on Harrison's novel "Farmer," it's a sexually active slice of life with the injured Joseph limping through the care of his dying mother, the fate of the small country school where he teaches and his relationship with longtime lover Rosealee (Amy Irving). Hopper's not the only one playing against type, as Irving turns in a fine performance as the widowed schoolmarm. Director Barreto (and Irving's husband) pushes the envelope with full frontal nudity.


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Available on VHS
Running time 107 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, Teen Angst, Femme Fatale, Dedicated Teachers, Romantic Triangles, Books to Film: Jim Harrison, Flashback, Sex & Sexuality, Books to Film: Jim Harrison
Ed Jones
Dennis Hopper, Amy Irving, Amy Locane, Gary Busey, Julie Harris, Hal Holbrook, Christopher Pettiet, Priscilla Pointer, Gail Cronauer
Declan Quinn
Bruno Barreto
Bruce Broughton
Lisa M. Hansen, Paul Hertzberg, New Line Cinema

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