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Well done documentary of letting the subjects tell/live their own story and interact with each other to expand the viewer's awareness of whom they are and what their work is about. Underlying power and control dynamics burst into full view at the end! Although it focuses on the work of "working girls" in a Nevada brothel, it is also reflects human interactions when people are confined in the same space for weeks or months at a time. The opening and occasional shots of the desolate desert just reinforce the dependency of the "confinees" on each other for their emotional needs.
If you prefer a lot of action, this will feel slow to you, but it is just letting the subjects lives unfold at the pace they experience it. Biggest fault is the poor video quality in an age of HD!
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