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Women in Film (2001)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  24 January 2001 (USA)
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Three women in Hollywood talk to the camera one summer (with a coda six months later). Sara is a casting director; her soliloquies are addressed to Samson (her blind infant son) and to ... See full summary »

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Three women in Hollywood talk to the camera one summer (with a coda six months later). Sara is a casting director; her soliloquies are addressed to Samson (her blind infant son) and to Holly Hunter. She talks about her husband's refusal to touch their son and her discovery of his affair. Gina is a masseuse - blithe, solipsistic, scheming to steal the energy of Hollywood players. She frequently refers to her dead sister Wanda, kidnaped by their father. Phyllis, sexually abused by her father when a teen, addresses her son Eric. She's a producer, working on remaking Pasolini's "Teorema." As the project falls apart, so does she. All three hum or sing, "You made me love you." Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong sex-related dialogue, language, some nudity and drug content | See all certifications »
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Phyllis Wolf: I don't do digital. I'll fuck you with a digital dick until you're dead!
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Fictitious commentary / documentary of female Hollywood experience
7 September 2002 | by (Hollywood, ca) – See all my reviews

Talking head (mostly) alert. Three women: one black, two blonde, apparently go about their "normal" lives, including using the toilet, while they comment on their lives in the entertainment industry.

Verisimilitude is achieved by commenting on public figures of the entertainment industry. We are supposed to be shocked by the copious use of profanity and some minor nudity.

I pretty much works better than a "real" documentary and the monologues very from good to excellent. But it has all the excitement of a mediocre poetry reading night at the local java house.

I would really recommend this film to Portia De Rossi fans--probably the best exposure of her acting ability and body to date.


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