Killing Me Softly

Synopsis: London website designer Alice was happy in a stable relationship with reliable, somewhat boring Jake, but quickly dumps him after falling in love at first sight and having wild sex with an overbearing hot hunk, even before she discovers it's the famous mountaineer Adam Tallis, a studly celebrity about whom a book is just being promoted. In no time they get married, despite anonymous warnings not to trust him. In Adam's presence she enjoys being his slavish sex-toy, but when alone at his place can't resist snooping into his past, thus finding out about women falling out of love with him and concluding her climbing rescuer is scarily, dangerously jealous, but she has no proof.
Director(s): Kaige Chen
Production: MGM
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min

You know what happens

at that height?

The brain dies

from lack of oxygen...

cell by cell.

It just shuts down...

and the body goes with it.

I can't stop thinking about

what it must have been like.

Why don't you start

at the beginning?

It's always the easiest.

OK, I'll start

at the beginning.

I grew up on the plains

in lndiana.

I was a flatlander,

through and through.

To be honest...

I really didn't have

much to leave behind.

Virtually no family

and very few friends.

Anyway, it was January.

I'd already been in London

a year and a half.

For the first six months,

I'd been incredibly lonely.

Then I met Jake.

What I loved the most...

was how comfortable

we were with each other.

I felt safe.

OK, let's go.

I design CD-roms

and websites...

for corporate clients.

That must pay well.

It sounds fancier

than it is.

Jake was an engineer.

Tunnels and bridges,

that sort of thing.

He kept his tube tickets...

in a wallet he got

when he was twelve.

Same wallet,

same inside pocket.

Alice? Alice?

See you later.

Hey, Alice.

You going in?


I'll see you in a minute.

Reconfigure the training

program manual...

to make it look like

a game on the website.

We tried that with

the appliance kings.

Yes, but this isn't

about washing machines.

Now we're training

a worldwide sales force.

You're the new media pioneers.

Think of something.

Alice, you still have

the old template, don't you?

Are you with us, Alice?

I'm going out

to get my hair trimmed.

I'll be back after lunch.

Oh, shoot!

And you got in?


I got in.

What's your name?



Don't turn away.

Come here tomorrow.

I have to work.

Then come back tonight.

I can't.

Whenever you want, Alice.

You decide, and I'll be here.

I couldn't believe

what had happened that day.

I knew it shouldn't

happen again.

I wanted everything

back the way it was.

What do you want me to do?

Nothing, just keep doing

what you're doing.

That was when

I found out his name...

Adam Tallis...

and that he climbed mountains.

He caused quite a stir

here yesterday.

He saved

six people up there...

with no oxygen.

You stop me

whenever you want.

Please don't stop.

I bought your book today.

It isn't my book.

I'm just in it.

It looks good.

People died, Alice.

Something went very wrong.

There was a woman

named Francoise Collette.

I lost the whole group.

I still don't understand

what happened.

There was no room for error.

Everything had been checked.

I was in love with her.

Do you know what it's like

over 20,000 feet?

It's like this.

Without air,

the brain cells die.

It shuts down.

and then the rest

of the body follows.

It's been two years...

and it doesn't go away.

I live with someone.

But you're here.

I have to go.

Don't put them on.

Hi. Where are you?

I'm running some errands.

Do you think you could

pick up my watch...

on the way home?

I'm running behind schedule.

I'm never going to make it.

Of course I can.

I missed you today, Alice.

Miss you.

I love you.

Love you.

Knock it! Not nice.

And give it!

Go in!

A card? Ref,

that's a bit harsh.

Yeah. Sorry. I'm just...

There's nobody there!

I have to leave you.

You what?

I can't go on like this.

I'm sorry.

I have to leave.

You have to leave me?

We're together.

We're perfect together.

I want to marry you.

I met somebody.

Who did you meet?

You don't know him.

I'm sorry.

When did you meet him?

I didn't mean

to hurt you.

It's not the point--

It's very much the point!

We go to the market

together every Sunday!

I buy your fucking

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