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The Rules of Attraction is a american film of genre Drama directed by Roger Avary released in USA on 11 october 2002 with James Van Der Beek

The Rules of Attraction (2002)

The Rules of Attraction
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Released in USA 11 october 2002
Length 1h50
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Romance
Rating66% 3.349163.349163.349163.349163.34916

The Rules of Attraction is a 2002 black comedy film written and directed by Roger Avary, based on the novel of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis. It stars James van der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon, Ian Somerhalder, Jessica Biel, and Kip Pardue.

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Set at the fictional Camden College in New Hampshire, the film opens at the "End of the World" party, where students Lauren Hynde, Paul Denton, and Sean Bateman give apathetic interior monologues on their lives and briefly exchange glances with one another. Lauren, previously a virgin, takes a film student upstairs to have sex, only to wake up being raped by a townie while the film student records it; upon waking, she reflects on how she had planned to lose her virginity to Victor, her now ex-boyfriend. Meanwhile, Paul tries to have sex with a jock, only to be bashed when it turns out he is deeply closeted; additionally, a bruised Sean tears up a purple letter, before approaching and having sex with a blonde girl at the party.

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