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-''[[Cinema of Obsession: Erotic Obsession and Love Gone Wrong]]'' is a book by [[Dominique Mainon]] and [[James Ursini]].  
-From the publisher:+'''''Vanilla Sky''''' is a 2001 [[United States|American]] [[psychological thriller]] [[film]], which has been variously characterized by published film critics as
-:'''''Cinema of Obsession''''' traces the history of [[obsessive love]] and erotic fixation. Seminal works of obsession, ''[[The Blue Angel]]'', ''[[Peter Ibbetson]]'', and ''[[Phantom of the Opera]]'' are seen as setting the groundwork for films that follow. The book defines and surveys examples of the explosive nature of ''[[amour fou]]'', issues of male control (no matter how [[tenuous]]), and the fugitive couple - love on the run - in such films as ''[[Romeo and Juliet]]'', ''[[Last Tango in Paris]]'', ''[[Vertigo]]'', ''[[Basic Instinct]]'', and ''[[Wild at Heart]]''. [[Male masochism]] is explored through film noirs, including ''[[Criss Cross (film)|Criss Cross]]'', ''[[The Killers]]'', ''[[Gilda]]'', and ''[[The Postman Always Rings Twice]]''. The book shifts gears in its finale and concentrates on the [[female gaze]], films of female obsession: ''[[Jane Eyre]]'', ''[[The Piano]]'', ''[[The Lover]]'', ''[[Fatal Attraction]]'', and ''[[Vanilla Sky]]''.+The film is a "[[Remake|very close remake]]" of the 1997 Spanish film ''[[Open Your Eyes (film)|Open Your Eyes]]'' (''Abre los Ojos''), which was written by [[Alejandro Amenábar]] and [[Mateo Gil]]. It stars [[Tom Cruise]], [[Cameron Diaz]], [[Penélope Cruz]] (a reprise of her performance in ''Abre los ojos''), [[Jason Lee (actor)|Jason Lee]], and [[Kurt Russell]]. It was directed by [[Cameron Crowe]], who directed Cruise in ''[[Jerry Maguire]]'' and produced this film together with Cruise and [[Paula Wagner]], and [[Cruise/Wagner Productions]].
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Vanilla Sky is a 2001 American psychological thriller film, which has been variously characterized by published film critics as

The film is a "very close remake" of the 1997 Spanish film Open Your Eyes (Abre los Ojos), which was written by Alejandro Amenábar and Mateo Gil. It stars Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Penélope Cruz (a reprise of her performance in Abre los ojos), Jason Lee, and Kurt Russell. It was directed by Cameron Crowe, who directed Cruise in Jerry Maguire and produced this film together with Cruise and Paula Wagner, and Cruise/Wagner Productions.




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