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Different Strokes (1998)

Video  -  Drama  -  25 June 1998 (USA)
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A Los Angeles fashion model falls in love with a female art director during a photo shoot which puts their newfound romance at odds with the model's photographer boyfriend.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jill Martin
Bentley Mitchum ...
Landon Hall ...
Gabriella Hall ...
Michelle Trongone ...
Noëlle Balfour ...
Erica Gold ...
Samantha James ...
Jilda Trolio ...
Rick Abramson ...
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Jill Martin, a New York art director, arrives in Los Angeles to supervise a photo shoot with local photographer Jack who's involved with another woman named Jill. Jill Martin becomes involved with the relationship problems facing Jack and Jill as well as helping Jill deal with her sexual awakening to her repressed lesbianism and dealing with a jealous Jack when he finds out about Jill and Jill being together. Written by Anonymous

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The Story of Jack & Jill ... and Jill.



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Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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25 June 1998 (USA)  »

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Different Strokes: The Story of Jack & Jill... and Jill  »

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When the "Jills" are dancing in the restaurant they're both barefoot, but when the shot cuts to Dana Plato sitting back at the table, she's once again in her hiking boots. See more »


Jill: Oh my God. I'm a lesbian.
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Terminal snoozer
28 February 1999 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

What's to like about this movie? You get to see Dana Plato's follow-up to "Sex Puppets" and "Night Trap". What's not to like? The lighting is poor, the sound is muddy, the music is annoying, the performances are not believable, the dialogue is lame ("This is a great shower!"), and the imagery doesn't work. In trying to make the lesbian affair between Jill and Jill seem like any other affair, it presents boring images that make you say, "Can we get to something interesting?" The sex scenes aren't that exciting, either. Jill's warming up to the sexually liberated Jill is contrived, and the movie's incomplete ending, leaving the viewer to decide Jill's fate, is a lame cop-out. For anyone unpopular with a crush on the prettiest girl in class with a lump for a boyfriend. (Change Plato's character to a male and you'll see what I mean.)

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