The Five Senses Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for The Five Senses the Movie

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Follows the trials of five urbanites, each of whom is linked to a missing child, as well as being linked to one of the five senses. Massage therapist Ruth (Rose) is losing her sense of touch; cake baker Rona (Parker) has an impaired sense of taste; housecleaner Robert (MacIvor) believes his acute sense of smell will lead to love; optholmologist Richard (Volter) is losing his hearing; and teenager Rachel (Litz) is drawn into spying games (sight) with a voyeur. Suprisingly accessible given the complex construct, each story is not only well-acted but frequently warm and witty.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 105 minutes.
Originally from Canadian.

Cast and Crew

Jeremy Podeswa
Mary-Louise Parker, Phillipe Volter, Gabrielle Rose, Daniel MacIvor, Molly Parker, Pascale Bussieres, Marco Leonardi, Brendan Fletcher, Nadia Litz
Gregory Middleton
Jeremy Podeswa
Alex Pauk, Alexina Louie
Jeremy Podeswa, Camelia Frieberg


Genie 1999: Director (Podeswa); Toronto-City 1999: Canadian Feature Film.

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