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Go Fish (1994)

R | | Drama, Romance | 8 July 1994 (USA)
Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
V.S. Brodie ...
Ely
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Camille 'Max' West
T. Wendy McMillan ...
Kia
Migdalia Melendez ...
Evy
Anastasia Sharp ...
Daria
Mary Garvey ...
Student #1 (jury member)
Jennifer Allen ...
Student #2
Walter Youngblood ...
Student #3
Danielia Falcon ...
Student #4 (jury member)
Art Stone ...
Student #5
Elspeth Kydd ...
Angry Student
Tracy Kimme ...
Student #6 (jury member)
Brooke Webster ...
Mel
Mimi Weddell ...
Mimi
Scout ...
Haircutter
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Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging? Written by Reid Gagle

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The girl is out there

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexuality and sexual dialogue | See all certifications »
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8 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,408,311 (USA)
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1.33 : 1
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Marianna ... Herself (Marianna is a mannequin head introduced in one of the "talking head" sequences). See more »

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Referenced in La nouvelle Ève (1999) See more »

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Nice try, but...
5 February 2001 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

Go Fish is a great effort as far as amateur film making goes, but it falls very short of the mark. The characters are one dimentional, the dialog is stilted and lame, and the acting is terrible. I don't know how the film was cast, but it seems that Troche and Turner just gathered up all the lesbians they knew and said, "Hey, wanna be in a movie?" If someone made this film as a part of an undergraduate film study program, then I might be impressed. The scenes where Max's friends lay on the floor with their heads together commenting on the film's events are difficult to watch and feel like bad communtity theatre. There are some interesting montage sequences interspersed throughout the film, but they have nothing to do with the story itself, and in the end just seem to exist soley for the purpose of being arty and pretentious. If you're looking for a great entry into lesbian film, this is not it. Try But I'm A Cheerleader or Better Than Chocolate.


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