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Petite
Marianne Heath ...
Jane
Brette McCabe ...
Lou
Mira Larkin ...
Francesca (as Gabriela Maltz Larkin)
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Bid
Bruce Marovich ...
Qually
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Salowitz
Anya Luchitskaia ...
Masha
Richard Ira 'Chaka' Jones ...
Chaka
Terry Forgette ...
Jason
Burns Ellison ...
Burns
Marion Christian ...
Big E
Vernon Madeiros ...
Blackie
Johnny Holiday ...
Homeless Man
Irit Levi ...
Homeless Woman
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NEED is film #6 in the nine film 9@ Night cycle. A cinema portrait of 40-50 inner city characters living in the San Francisco Tenderloin circa 2001-2005 cast from the Tenderloin yGroup Actor's Ensemble. NEED goes into the shady alleys and smoky bars explored in many films with "noir" pedigree and genre intentions but takes a different tack. It tries to avoid the stereotypes of underworld life and the conventions of crime shows and detective series. Instead of "satin sheets, satin pillows" fatalism. it depicts the fragile friendships, the familial struggles, the competition as well as the solidarity between four women who work in the sex business in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. It is also a personal look at four distinct people and the people they love, deceive, endure and seek to know. Petite struggles to hold onto her relationship with Tyrone, a pool hustler, while Jane works as a stripper in the Gold Club. Lou, Jane's mother and a heroin addict, is a renegade aging ... Written by Rob Nilsson, Director

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Sex is in the Mind...Need is in the heart

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