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

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$15,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,408,311 (USA)
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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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Featured in The Celluloid Closet (1995) See more »

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A true classic lesbian movie
12 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In retrospect, lots of people would say go fish is a bad movie due to the bad acting and the bad script writing, but that's not the point.The movie go fish, which is the first actual lesbian film, teaches everybody about the ups and downs of every lesbian's lifestyle that most people doesn't seem to recognise in mainstream films during the 1990's and this low budget movie made by real lesbians (in a realistic documentary feel that's similar to spike lee's first movie "She's gotta have it") is very non Hollywood and is not in such total cliché of mainstream films during that decade that portray lesbian/bisexual women as serial killers (i.e. basic instinct and heavenly creatures) and that's what i like most about go fish because it's witty, romantic, and very close to the heart and although it's not the best film ever made, but who knows, a person who is a student in high school or in college might watch the movie during history/social studies class on lesbian history.


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