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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