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Desperate for Love
Desperate for Love
Actors: Christian Slater, Tammy Lauren, Brian Bloom, Veronica Cartwright
Director: Michael Tuchner
Genres: Drama
NR     1hr 33min

Based on a true story. Cliff(played by Christian Slater)becomes an outcast in a samll Sourther town. He is infatuated with his childhood friend, Lily Becker. Cliff is unable to contain his feelings of jealousy when Lilly d...  more »

Movie Details

Actors: Christian Slater, Tammy Lauren, Brian Bloom, Veronica Cartwright
Director: Michael Tuchner
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Drama
Studio: Cascadia Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1989
Run Time: 1hr 33min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 2
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Desperate For Love--Desperate For Some Excitement
F. Hagan | Raleigh, North Carolina, USA | 07/01/2000
(2 out of 5 stars)

"This video is based loosely on a true story of young love and obsession gone horribly wrong and ending in murder. The subject matter involves a young lady (Tammy Lauren) "desperately" trying to win the affections of a young man who is only mildly interested in her, and the consequences of her using his best friend (Christian Slater) to attract his attention. Christian Slater's character has been in love with the young lady for sometime, and the misplaced affection he receives brings the situation to a horrible end. This film had a lot of conversational drama and very little action. Fans of Tammy Lauren and Christian Slater are probably going to want to own this film out of a since of completism, because both young people have considerable camera time. As a huge fan of Tammy Lauren myself, it pains me to see her talents wasted in this movie, but her ability to come off as real and true to the character she plays still stands out in the performance."
F. Hagan | 09/20/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Based on a true story Cliff (Christian Slater, True Romance) is a small town social outcase whose infatuation with Lilly Becker his childhood friend and neighbor becomes more than an obsession."