Kissed (1997)

This more-than offbeat outing offers a surprisingly sensitive, somewhat romantic portrait of a necrophiliac. Sandra works in a funeral home where she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the deceased men within. Her boyfriend tries to help… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 23, 2005
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

Stopkewich has taken on a subject that can't help but be controversial but presents it in a way that is completely non-exploitive and non-sensational. . .it is lyrical.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

What makes this film standout, is that the subject matter is necrophilia.

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Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

It is a futile claim to make that Kissed is less about necrophilia than it is about the nature of obsession and addiction. Though this is a perennial (and often generic) theme in film, in Kissed it is uniquely characterizing.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Explores the intersection between sex, death and the search for transcendence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
Creative progression and fantastic casting doesn't quite counterbalance the creepy necrophilic premise.
Daniel J DeMersseman
I'm still not quite sure what to think of this movie or what to say about it, only that it was much better than it could've been.
El Hombre Invisible
Kissed is the Citizen Kane of films involving necrophilia. it's directed very well by Lynne Stopkewich in lighting, cinematography and an emotional way of… More
vieras esine
This film's not bad, but I don't know if it's that good either. It has a promising beginning but turns rather boring towards the end. *SPOILERY*… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
About a girl at a mortuary who finds an attraction to the dead bodies - it sounds bad, but actually it's quite tastefully done, and offers an interesting… More
John Ballantine
The great Molly Parker-Lynne Stopkewich effort about the sexual feelings towards the dead expressed by the main character. Worth seeing but it isn't… More