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To Die For

By Kevin Heffern, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Brilliant, satirical and dark; not for kids.

Movie R 1995 106 minutes
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This black comic thriller, shot in pseudocumentary style by Gus Van Sant, features Nicole Kidman's most accomplished performance to date. Buck Henry, who has lost none of his venom since The Graduate (1967), offers a brilliantly savage screenplay, Van Sant's direction is inspired, and Danny Elfman provides a riveting musical score. Not for kids, but definitely worth a rent for adults.

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