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Shattered Innocence (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  9 March 1988 (USA)
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A Kansas high school cheerleader graduates and moves to Los Angeles, becomes an adult film actress and develops a cocaine habit. A dramatized account of real-life adult actress Shauna Grant...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonna Lee ...
Pauleen Anderson
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Sharon Anderson
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Mel Erman
Kris Kamm ...
Cory Parker
Ben Frank ...
Lou Gates
Dennis Howard ...
Del Anderson
Stephen Schnetzer ...
Danny Calloway
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Brad Pullman
Nadine Van der Velde ...
Nora (as Nadine Van Der Velde)
Randy Hamilton ...
Vince
Peppi Sanders ...
Vicki
Melissa Michaelsen ...
Patricia
Neil Billingsley ...
Don
Ana Auther ...
Chrissie
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Roy
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A Kansas high school cheerleader graduates and moves to Los Angeles, becomes an adult film actress and develops a cocaine habit. A dramatized account of real-life adult actress Shauna Grant (Colleen Marie Applegate).

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She's a good girl with a bad habit.

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This is the fictionalized account of Colleen Applegate a.k.a. Shauna Grant, a small town girl who took her own life after drugs and a brief career in porn apparently took their toll. See more »

Quotes

[after Pauleen gets out of the shower after her first adult movie]
Pauleen Anderson: Did you enjoy it when you did it?
Nora: I enjoy sex.
Pauleen Anderson: I don't much. Not even with Brad... or Cory.
[she sips her drink and goes furious]
Pauleen Anderson: I deserved every penny of that money.
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Referenced in Boogie Nights (1997) See more »

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Never Going Back Again
by Fleetwood Mac
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Great effort for a TV movie
29 May 2002 | by (Alb, NM) – See all my reviews

I agree with the comments above about this film. Despite the flat TV movie style presentaion, "Shattered Innocence" kept my attention until the tragic conclusion. What I liked about the movie's approach was that it did not condem the obvious culprit, the porn industry, for the downfall and demise of Pauleen Anderson. Pauleen chose to enter the adult film world and succumbed to cocaine addiction and ultimately faced the horrible consequences. TV movies have a lack of fluidity of camerawork and lack of showmanship as is the case with "Shattered Innocence". In the light of porn-glamourizing films such as "Boogie Nights", this tepidness accentuates the intent of "Shattered Innocence". In "Shattered Innocence" entry, escape from and re-entry into the porn business leads to tragic, lonely, and hurtful existence. I suspect the downfall of Pauleen Anderson is much closer to what happens to real-life porn actors than the glamourous lives of the characters in "Boogie Nights" (which by the way, ended with a bizzare, 'happy' conclusion for all).


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