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Jake Van Dorn is a businessman from the American heartland who shares strong Calvinist convictions with most of his countrymen. His teenage daughter is missing from her church youth convention trip to California and Van Dorn hires a private investigator to find her. The result of the investigation is his daughter is spotted in a cheap X-rated movie. Van Dorn decides to bring her back personally and during the quest he becomes familiar with the pornographic underworld. Written by
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A lot of strange things happen in this world. Things you don't know about in Grand Rapids. Things you don't want to know about. Doors that shouldn't be opened.
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Dutch Calvinist father searches for daughter who's off on a lark in the California world of hardcore films. Insights: This film begins in the northwest side of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the neighborhood where Paul Shrader and I grew up. It opens with scenes of the hill where we snow-slid; and the kids leave from the Broadway CRC church we both attended. All Grand Rapids folks would find the intro interesting. As if on a foreign planet, George C. Scott must learn to function in the California porn world looking for his daughter - but he is resourceful and has an insider's help. The films end was filmed around Broadway in San Francisco where I happened to work in 1978 as a banker - an interesting coincidence.
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