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Go Fish (1994)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  July 1994 (USA)
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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 ... 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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Storyline

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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July 1994 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,408,311 (USA)
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An admirable film
26 February 2000 | by (Liverpool, UK) – See all my reviews

You can see how passionate about the subject the writers Rose Troche and the fabulously talented Guinevere Turner were about making this movie and it must have been a labour of love for them.

I don't think this movie is just for gay women, I'm a straight man who enjoyed it too so it must have worked on a lot of levels. I thought it was a beautiful film with a lot to say and was very well shot. It made me a big fan of Guinevere Turner, I just watched Preaching to the Perverted with her in the lead role last night which I also enjoyed immensley...she has a lot of talent and obviously chooses her roles selectively.

It is an arty film which I think some people may watch with the wrong intentions...they will be disappointed but so what...they're not the people the writers intended the movie for.


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