An ambitious young woman meets a group of affluent and feckless guys and together they plan to break into the pornographic industry with her as their star.

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Romain
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David
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Laure
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Andréa
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Alain
Carlo Brandt ...
Mallo
Yves Beneyton ...
David's father
Ashley Wanninger ...
Nils
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Chloé
Julie Cittadini ...
Céline
Tara Dreyfous ...
Jade
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Petra
Didier Menin ...
Porn movie director
Mélinda Butelli ...
Stripper
Olivia Sitton ...
Young girl
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An ambitious young woman meets a group of affluent and feckless guys and together they plan to break into the pornographic industry with her as their star.

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22 April 1998 (France)  »

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FRF 19,500,000 (estimated)
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Quintessential noir !
22 March 1999 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

This is a gem of a "noir" movie showing various character in a self-destructive descent into hell. This is not really a portrayal of the porn business, but much more. A young guy is fascinated by two poseurs taking snapshots and agrees to introduce to them a girl, Zoé, he watches from afar. The two rich brats accept him as Zoé's "chaperon", but they soon turn her to the porn business. This could be sub-Tarantino territory, but Dahan actually fleshes out his characters, introduces real humanity and, if we know this will all end in tragedy, the "how" remains fascinating. This is great, sincere stuff.


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