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Nonfiction filmmaker Jill Morley documents her exploration of the exotic dancer (stripper) experience. Through tactfully selected and edited sequences, you get an insider's view into the ... See full summary »

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Nonfiction filmmaker Jill Morley documents her exploration of the exotic dancer (stripper) experience. Through tactfully selected and edited sequences, you get an insider's view into the job itself, how clubs chauffeur dancers, protect them, what's required of them, how much money they can make, tricks that dancers use to make more money, and keep clients at bay. By trying to work as a dancer, Morley gives the viewer a very personal perspective on the experience. Long-time professional dancers reveal personal anecdotes and feelings about how the job effects them in candid, personal interviews. A group discussion with several dancers is likewise illuminating. Written by David Spalding

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A Brutal Glimpse
30 August 2003 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

A brutally effective look at the lifestyle of exotic dancers: plastic surgery, self-esteem issues, rationalizations, attempts to quit. Illustrates the wide gap between male and female sexuality, especially at strip clubs.

The documentary has poor production values, and most material was taken from just one group interview. It seems like a project that was abandoned for a while, then hurriedly completed.

On the other hand, the movie is structured well, with the relatively positive viewpoint early in the movie turning, on an outsider's experiences, into a more finely-tuned portrait in the second half.

Even despite its shortcomings, a very powerful documentary.


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