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Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel (1991)

Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sherilyn Fenn ... Bridey
Whip Hubley ... Chester
David Hewlett ... Deadpan
David Johansen ... Auggie
Kenneth Tobey ... Captain Holiday
Paul Bartel ... The Manager
Parker Whitman Parker Whitman ... The Boss
Shannon Sturges ... Louella
Eric Welch Eric Welch ... Eddie
Larry Spinak Larry Spinak ... Waiter
Chuck Swain Chuck Swain ... Hula Hoop Boy
Holly Dorff ... (voice) (as Holly Ryan)
Ruth Britt Ruth Britt ... (voice)
Bryan Scott Bryan Scott ... (voice)
Gary Schwartz ... (voice)
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Storyline

Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown place called the Sunset Motel nearby. Soon the wife is having an affair with a man staying at the motel. The husband hires a psychotic criminal to spy on them, the wife and her lover plan to murder the husband, and the voyeuristic motel manager is spying on everybody. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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I want to be missed. I want to be mourned. I want to be wanted dead or alive. See more »


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sunset Motel See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,136, 26 April 1992

Gross USA:

$2,708
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Goofs

When the police pick up Bridey at the Drive-in theater there is an Edsel parked there. The movie is set in 1955, but the first model year for the Edsel was 1958, so there would not have been any available until the fall of 1957. See more »

Quotes

Deadpan: You're so damned happy in your safe little circle. Do you know where you'll be thirty years from now? Exercising...
[begins snapping fingers]
Deadpan: ... bargain hunting, 3-D TV in your back-pack jet. You'll have a boss on your neck, kids at your feet, head deep in debt, can't get to sleep. Cause you'll be thinking back to now, going, "I remember then...", but you don't, you missed it, and you'll miss it again. So when you're lying there crying out... "Where is enlightenment?" Just remember how... I ...
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Soundtracks

LOVE-DRUNK
Performed by Angie Jareé
Written by Alien Castle
Produced by Doug Walter
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A sumptuous experience
5 April 2003 | by ulfrasSee all my reviews

This is a wonderful film, rich in imagery and layered dialogue. The cinematography is beautiful, the script clever and full of twists and homages. The music is wonderful and haunting. The acting is superb, and includes the only film appearance of David Johannson (Buster Pointdexter), that I'm aware of.

Great film, one of my favorites. See it!


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