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Syd and Lucy, 'High Art' (1998)

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Gay love stories on film: ''High Art''

THE STORY Magazine editor Syd (Radha Mitchell, left) begins an affair with Lucy (Ally Sheedy, right), the strung-out photographer whose career she's trying to kick-start.

WHY IT'S MEMORABLE Revelatory performances by Sheedy and Mitchell make it impossible to look away, even when Lucy's descent into addiction is extremely painful to watch.

WHAT EW SAID ''High Art understands the horror of heroin, and its power as well.'' A- (Read the review)

Originally posted Dec 02, 2005

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