4 women fast from men for 100 days. No talking to, no touching of, no flirting with, and above all: no sex with men. When $1 million is offered to the first man who can break the fast, all hell breaks loose.

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From the Greek play Lysistrata to the Greek system on US campuses, Manfast draws from a broad range of influences to deliver edgy humor and contemporary commentary. The story follows four hard-partying, post-feminist, self-labelled "manaholics" who live in the affectionately-named "House of Babes" in Tallahasseee, and publish a struggling zine titled Biotch. While famous for their festive ways, the babes wonder if there is more to life and love. Their chance to find out comes in the form of a grad student friend who needs a household of women to study for her MA thesis. Her proposition? She'll pass on her grant money to them to save Biotch, if they'll abstain from contact with men for 100 days. With trepidation, the babes take up the challenge. As the local media takes note, and the group's men start to grow restless, one babe's father ups the ante. He announces on a national talk show that he'll grant $1,000,000 to the first man to break the fast. Hoardes of men descend on the small ... Written by Vesco

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4 girls. Thousands of men. 100 days. Can they make it without making it? See more »

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Written by John Cowen, a.k.a. Johnny Starr, and Eric Durrance
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Refreshingly Wonderful
13 May 2005 | by (Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

This film was so fun, delightful and intelligent. The writing was excellent, as was the story and directing. This is just a fun film for men and women to just enjoy and laugh without degrading anyone. Its a great tale for women to see how they put too much emphasis on what men think and for men to see how to communicate with women especially when they stop communicating with you. Creative, inventive, refreshing and this film relates to all demographics. This is the type of film that more filmmakers should aspire to. Nothing blows up, no car chase, no violence and its still so intriguing. Its wonderful to see a positive film that can tackle a large issue and still make everyone a winner.


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