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Porn Theater (2002)
"La chatte à deux têtes" (original title)

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In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vittoria Scognamiglio ...
Cashier
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50-Year-Old Man
Sébastien Viala ...
Projectionist
Olivier Torres ...
L'homme à la robe jaune
Lionel Goldstein ...
L'homme à l'imper noir
Frédéric Longbois ...
L'homme à l'éventail
Fouad Zeraoui ...
L'homme qui a cu sa dose
Jean-Louis Coquery ...
L'homme nu
Raphaëline Goupilleau ...
SDF...
Pascal Varley ...
SDF...
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SDF...
Christine Paolini ...
Fliquette
Matt Trahan ...
Flic 1
Mark Duran ...
Flic 2 (as Marc Durant)
Frédéric Franzil ...
Gigolo
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A tale set in a decaying Parisian porn theatre, where within its dark confines, male patrons--soldiers, transvestites, married men--regularly engage in anonymous sex acts. In the ticket booth of the theatre, a wise Italian woman serves as benevolent gatekeeper, observing--but never judging--the proceedings occurring under her watchful eyes. One day, one of her regulars engages her in a conversation that leads to an unusual friendship, as these two worldly souls share their common experiences. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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20 November 2002 (France)  »

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$3,367 (USA) (10 October 2003)

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$3,367 (USA) (10 October 2003)
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50-Year-Old Man: Funny, at 16 I beat up faggots, at 20 I slept with them.
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Soundtracks

Amor Amor
Performed by Nino
Lyrics by Arnaud Taieb - Nino
Music by Arnaud Taieb
© RE RE MUSIC
(p) 2001 BMG France
Avec l'aimable autorisation de BMG France
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Touching, yet sad
9 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film follows the goings on of porn theater attendees in Paris. While the interaction between the characters is touching, and their openness with one another seems genuine, the viewer cannot help but feel unnerved by the lack of sexual scruples of the audience members.

Simultaneously, the director puts us in the position of voyeurs, but occasionally switches perspectives to make us think we are in the audience with the actors. This poking at the fourth wall helps make one wonder about what is going on in the theater in which we are sitting. Seeing this movie in your living room may spoil the effect.

Overall, this movie was very human, very touching, but very sad. There is a bit of male nudity/male on male sex, so this movie is not for the stodgy, prudish, repressed, or homophobic.


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