The Rules of Attraction
Lauren (Shannyn Sossamon) was not the one writing love letters to Sean (James Van Der Beek), and she
does not want him anymore after he sleeps with her roommate; Lauren wants to
get back together with her ex-boyfriend Victor, who just returned from
France, and does not even remember her, so she ends up losing her virginity
to some random guy; Lauren and Paul (Ian Sommerhald) leave the party (that the movie both
starts and ends with) together, contemplating how they have both been
traumatized by Sean. Sean is full of angst because he can't stop thinking about her
and because he is emotionally empty inside, and he goes for a drive out of
town. The movie symbolically ends mid-shot and mid-sentence, making it lack
both a beginning and an ending, structurally speaking.
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