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The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)

Not Rated | | Short, Biography, Drama
The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.

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PTA's rough draft of his masterpiece Boogie Nights. This film tells the story of Dirk Diggler. A famous porn star from America who makes it big amongst the industry and amongst the mainstream in the late 1970s. However, Dirk Diggler soon will meet his unfortunate downfall.

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It was shot on video and edited VCR to VCR. The director's father narrated it. See more »

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Remade as Boogie Nights (1997) See more »

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Performed by Barbra Streisand
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Just Like Boogie Nights.
15 December 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I am assuming that you can infer the direct correlation between this film, and Boogie Nights. Dirk Diggler is the central character in each, and Jack Horner reappears in Boogie Nights as well. This is Paul Thomas Anderson's early work, but I'm sure we are all happy it progressed into the amazing film it did. Due to its very obscure nature, good luck finding it.


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