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When Danielle decides to do a story on the life of a sex worker to please her boss and lover Peter, she meets Gage a professional gigolo. She quickly becomes interested in his work and starts to see a change in herself and her life. | Add synopsis »
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Mark Ritter ... Gage
Lauren Hays ... Danielle

Leslie Zemeckis ... Rhonda (as Leslie Harter)

Brad Bartram ... Peter
Gwen Somers ... Ariel

Brande Roderick ... Krista
Eve Ellis ... Lauren (as Tara Deffenderfer)

Ken Rush ... Edward
Taimie Hannum ... Blindfold Girl (as Taimie Lynn Hannum)

Nancy O'Brien ... Classy Lady
Kristen Harner ... Video Girl

Directed by
Leland Price 
 
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David Keith Miller  writer

Produced by
Kelley Cauthen .... producer
Eric S. Deutsch .... executive producer
Nicole Visram .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nicholas Rivera  (as Nicolás Rivera)
 
Cinematography by
Lon Magdich 
 
Film Editing by
Ira Garden 
 
Casting by
Anna Camille Miller 
 
Production Design by
Frank Galline 
 
Costume Design by
Robert Constant 
 
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Dewey Cook .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
April White .... production manager
 

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Rated R for strong pervasive sexuality (edited version)
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101 min
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Argentina:18 (cable rating) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) (also unrated version) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) (also unrated version) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | France:16 (TV rating) | UK:18 | USA:Unrated | USA:R (edited version)

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Personally, I LOVED IT, 12 August 2003
Author: swingsing2 from Tennessee, USA

Speaking as a female, I can't say that the women in the movie did much for me at all...however, Mark Ritter did EVERYTHING for me! I enjoyed this movie almost solely because of him. I was surprised to find a really good actor in the middle of a softcore porn movie. I would love to see him in something that could really showcase his talents (besides being absolutely the most beautiful man I have ever seen in my life...so what if he isn't 21?) This could have been a really GOOD movie overall if the sex hadn't actually gotten in the way of a decent storyline. I know, it is a silly thing to say about a porn movie. I guess I was watching for the romance...and that did come through. I sure hope that he does more films or TV because I would give my eyeteeth to know more about him. All I can find out is what is on here...and that he is a model with LA Management. The mark of a good actor is one than can make me wish I KNEW that character personally. He made Gage seem very interesting and mysterious. I can't help thinking what COULD have been done with this film.

I thought Lauren Hays did a great acting job as well. These two actually have what it takes to do feature films...but apparently Lauren LIKES doing porn films. I wonder if Mark does. I thought the woman playing Ariel was really good and quirky but the rest of the women almost seemed extraneous.

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