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The Virgin Suicides

Score composed by Air

1 June 2024

USA | 1999 | English | Drama

Following French pop duo, Airs sold-out Australian exclusive performances for Vivid LIVE, watch Sofia Coppolas directorial debut, The Virgin Suicides featuring a score composed by the electronic music legends. Almost 25 years after its release, the cult classic is a coming-of-age favourite about five adolescent sisters in 1970s American suburbia. A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit.

A poetic meditation on the angst of teenagehood that’s at once deadly and dreamy.

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Set to an unforgettable score by French electronic duo Air

A dark comedy punctuated by moments of drama, Sofia Coppola’s debut feature explores the emotional underpinnings of a family starting to come apart at the seams in 1970s Midwestern America. The Virgin Suicides stars a breakout performance from Kirsten Dunst, alongside James Woods, Josh Hartnett, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito.

Presented by Sydney Opera House

Cast and credits

Director Sofia Coppola
Screenplay Sofia Coppola, based on The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
Producer Francis Ford Coppola, Julie Costanzo, Chris Hanley, Dan Halsted
Music Air
Starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, Scott Glenn, Michael Paré, Danny DeVito


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