Judas kiss


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a deceitful and treacherous kiss.
an act appearing to be an act of friendship, which is in fact harmful to the recipient.

See also: Judas, Judas

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It's the new film from the creators of the acclaimed drama, Judas Kiss, and adapted from the young adult novel of the same name by Lambda Literary Award-winning author (and Kansas City area native), Jay Bell.
His other films include Sense And Sensibility, Dogma, Galaxy Quest, Michael Collins and Judas Kiss.
The 54-year-old actor - last seen on stage as Oscar Wilde in The Judas Kiss - was also spotted during his 24-hour stay here enjoying a nightcap at the London Carriage Works after asking if they would keep the hotel''s bar open for him and his entourage.
In fact the current West End production of Davis Hares''s The Judas Kiss, where Wilde is being portrayed by Rupert Everett, has many parallels with Patience.
Rupert Everett was named best actor in a play for his Oscar Wilde in "The Judas Kiss," and Sheridan Smith was best actress for the title role in "Hedda Gabler.
He kissed me on the cheek and to this day, I don't know if that was a Judas kiss," he said.
Broken, Beat And Scarred is a live anthem in the making, there was a world live premiere of My Apocalyse and although The Judas Kiss is unecessarily fussy, the faithful lapped up every tricky time change.
There have, in fact, been all sorts of kisses - the Judas kiss of treachery, the good luck kiss, the farewell kiss and the Glasgow kiss, usually preceded by the giver inquiring of the recipient: "Can yer mother stitch?
Check out Judas Kiss when it's up, it will be being released in October/November time this year.