Overall Rank: 5941
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 39
Theatrical Release Date: 02/01/2007
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/27/2008
Genre: Crime, Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jieho Lee
Actors: Kevin Bacon, Forest Whitaker, Andy Garcia, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Brendan Fraser, Julie Delpy
Plot: Four characters symbolize Happiness (Whitaker), Pleasure (Fraser), Sorrow (Gellar) and Love (Bacon). A powerful mafioso (Garcia) becomes involved in the music industry, aside from collecting debts from various clients. All of them accidentally encounter each other, and it will change their lives.
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BmovieJosh - wrote on 09/21/2009
I bought this film the day it came out because I thought that it was perfectly casted. This is also one of the directors first films. I was absolutely amazed at this film. I loved every aspect of it and would reccommend it to anyone who loves film. It is more for the crime fans, but the aspects of The Air I Breath are so perfect that it doesn't matter what kind of film you normally watch. The symbolism envolving the butterfly is my favorite part. The film is about how the main characters, whose names are symbolic as well, and how the people in their life influence it. I won't say anymore cause it is kinda hard to explain and I don't want to give to much away. Just take my advice and go BUY this film.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 02/19/2012
An underrated well executed film about universal themes of happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. Happiness (Forest Whitaker) is a bank employee tired of the daily routine of his life. Pleasure (Brendan Fraser) is a gifted debt collector who can see the future and works for a powerful mob boss named Fingers (Andy Garcia). Sorrow aka. Trista (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is managed by Fingers since a client cannot pay his debt. A longtime friend of Love (Kevin Bacon) has been bitten by a snake. Gina (Julie Delpy) can only be saved thru a blood transfusion in which Trista’s is a match. In some esoteric coincidence, their personalities intertwine that could change their lives. One of the best lines that somewhat relates to the characters: “Everyone has a purpose. Sometimes a person …
Franz Patrick - wrote on 08/01/2008
I thought this film took just the right steps. More than half of the time, I was really interested in what was going on because the events that were unfolding were multilayered. Although there are four main storylines, characters fuse into other storylines so the film felt more concrete. As for the actors, I haven’t seen Brendan Frasier in anything for a while so it was nice to see him here. Even though his character was supposed to be this tough guy, the audiences come to realize that he’s more complex than that. He’s actually sensitive and he does think a lot about action and their consequences. I didn’t really expect Emile Hirsch to have that big of a role but I was surprised that he managed to shine every time he’s on screen. In fact, he provided the much needed comic …
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