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This Girl's Life (2003)

 -  Drama  -  2 November 2003 (USA)
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"Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.

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Moon
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Pops
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Kip
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Aronson
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Terry (Car Salesman)
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Martine
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Daniel
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SIA Victim
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Cheyenne
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Jessie
Natalie Taylor ...
Mal
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Marco
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Doctor
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Taxi Driver
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Kobi
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The porn star Moon spends her time working, nursing her widowed father that has Parkinson disease and with her friends Jessie and Martine. Her boss Aronson gives a new contract to Moon to be signed. Moon has a blind date with Jessie's friend Kip and they feel a great attraction for each other. When Jessie asks Moon to test the fidelity of her boy-friend, Moon decides to offer the service to other customers. But when she meets the dangerous Terry, she reevaluates her life and her relationship with Skip. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong sexuality including graphic dialogue, nudity, violence, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Moon: Someone once said to me a long time ago, find something in life you love to do and make that your line of work cause then it doesn't feel like work to you.
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Queen Of The Sun
By Lucky
Written by L. Malcolm Francis / Myndy Kinzie (ASCAP)
Mixed by Skoti-Alain Elliott at Ember Way NYC
Spyralheadlady Publishing 2002
From the album "Stories From The Fire's Side"
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Nice Portrayal of Porn...
23 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rented this film initial because I heard that this film handled the adult film industry as it exists, stripping away the fantasy and negative exploitative stigma that many previous films portrayed. I also heard James Woods gave a great performance in this film not to mention the thought that I may get to see some very attractive eye candy. And in all accounts I was right. James Woods does a knock out job in this movie and yes you get to see some very attractive naked girls. Not to mention a male full Monty scene that really goes all the way. I know it sounds like a cheesy two bit soft core film, but the story moves fast and the portrayal of a porn star is shown with insight and strength. The film is really about finding yourself and personal growth. The film did a great job of acknowledging its subject and dealt with it as it is; a business. The lead actress was also very strong, which is unusual for a film like this. The nudity may be sexual in nature but isn't really meant to be erotic. The nudity is used to add to the story and is never used unless it has a purpose. Where many films have attempted this, this movie that no one has seen or heard of, did a great job with handling this subject. Well written and interesting, 4 Stars! If you really want to see a good film that deals with the adult industry as it exists, I highly recommend this film.


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