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The Virgin Suicides

The first novel always announces the author's intentions for those that come next, and Eugenides loves the themes of adolescence in all its tragic shortcomings.

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W The Virgin Suicides, Jeffrey Eugenides As an ambulance arrives for the body of Mary Lisbon, a group of anonymous neighborhood boys recall the events leading up to her death.

It purposefully fetishizes the pain and trauma of the five, attempting to critique this same fetishization.

Another script had already been written by , but the production company that owned the rights at the time, Muse Productions, was dissatisfied with the script.

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Unsure of how to react to the events, the adults in the community go about their lives as if nothing traumatic really happened, but the boys cannot stop thinking about the Lisbon sisters and why they killed themselves.

The film premiered at the , and received a theatrical release on April 21, 2000 in the United States, later expanding to a wide release in May 2000.

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Description: Cecilia Lisbon, who at thirteen is the youngest of five cherubic Lisbon sisters slits her wrists while taking a bath.

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And the second was the relationship between Lux - the sister who pushed the boundaries of the household rules most overtly in doing what most teenagers want to do - and Trip Fontaine, he who could have any girl he wanted but wanting solely Lux.
Having ignored other reviews, and going into this knowing absolutely nothing, my concerns this was going to be a rather dark affair were quickly brushed aside, as it's a time where some of us get the January blues the last thing I wanted was to be wallowing in the pits of despair reading a novel about suicide.
When the boys finally arrive that night, they find Lux alone in the living room, smoking a cigarette.

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    Box office. $10.4 million. The Virgin Suicides is a 1999 American psychological drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola (in her feature directorial debut), co-produced by Francis Ford Coppola, and starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, AJ Cook and Josh Hartnett. The film also features Scott Glenn, Michael Paré, and.
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    In 1986 he received the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship for his story Here Comes Winston, Full of the Holy Spirit. His 1993 novel, The Virgin Suicides, gained mainstream interest with the 1999 film adaptation directed by Sofia Coppola. The novel was reissued in 2009. Eugenides is reluctant to appear in public or.
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    The Virgin Suicides drifts with a dreamlike melancholy that may strike some audiences as tedious, but Sofia Coppola's feature debut is a mature meditation on disaffected youth. Read critic reviews.
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    The Virgin Suicides (1999) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
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    First published in 1993, The Virgin Suicides announced the arrival of a major new American novelist. In a quiet suburb of Detroit, the five Lisbon sisters--beautiful, eccentric, and obsessively watched by the neighborhood boys--commit suicide one by one over the course of a single year.
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