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Would you rent your body and soul for $50,000?
Tells the story of Sofia (Angie Cepeda), a Colombian college student struggling with immigration issues in LA, who accepts a $50,000 offer to rent her body and soul and become a surrogate mother to a wealthy couple. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Angie Cepeda ... Sofia

Ken Marino ... Dr. Neil Gardner
Martita Roca ... Monica

Nora Dunn ... Helen Bauman

Jim Piddock ... Frank Bauman

Max Burkholder ... Max (as Max Wolf Burkholder)

Brad Rowe ... Jesse

Richard Speight Jr. ... George

Hunter Johnson ... Zoe
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lillian Adams ... Mrs. Goldfarb

Rae Allen ... Gwen
Ryan Armstrong ... Ken

Lilli Birdsell ... Chaney
Scott Burkholder ... Principal Jones (as Scott Burkeholder)

Diana Castle ... Dr. Langdon

Precious Chong ... Binnie
Kebe Dunn ... Nurse

Shane Edelman ... Dennis (Restaurant Employer)

Matthew Fairchild ... Brad

Robert Harvey ... INS Agent (as Bob Harvey)

Jeanine Jackson ... Wendy
Chane't Johnson ... Cashier

Andy Milder ... Paramedic
Meredith Morton ... Shelly

David Shackelford ... Tony

Josh Stamberg ... Paul

Jack Wallace ... Uncle Todd

Mitchell Ryan ... Doctor (uncredited)

Tony Sagastizado I ... Paramedic (uncredited)
Jeanne Trepanier ... Nurse Reynolds (uncredited)

Directed by
Shane Edelman 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Miles  written by
Brian D. Young  story

Produced by
Alvaro Albarracin .... executive producer
Jimmy Holcomb .... line producer
Terence Michael .... producer
Jose Santos .... co-executive producer
Dave Schulz .... co-producer
Original Music by
Jeff Cardoni 
Cinematography by
David Rush Morrison  (as David Morrison)
Film Editing by
Gabriel Wrye 
Casting by
Abra Edelman 
Meredith Morton 
Production Design by
David Huang 
Art Direction by
Stephen Noriega 
Amy Lee Wheeler  (as Amy Wheeler)
Costume Design by
Heather Goodwin 
Makeup Department
Corinna Liebel .... makeup artist
Francie Paull .... key makeup and hair
Wendy Southard .... additional makeup (as Wendy Boscon)
Wendy Southard .... hair stylist (as Wendy Boscon)
Ally Williams .... additional makeup (as Alison Williams)
Production Management
Jimmy Holcomb .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steven Hacker .... first assistant director
David Harari .... additional second assistant director
Brandon Rafferty .... second assistant director
Christopher Ruiz .... additional second assistant director
Vance A. Zanin .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Anne Addelsbergh .... art department intern
Ashley Baggins .... art department intern (as Ashley Boggins)
Roger Beer .... property master (as Roger Baer)
Thaddeus Hallinan .... assistant property master
Asako Ogiwara .... art department intern
Asako Ogiwara .... set dresser
Janine Pesce .... art department assistant
Dave Preston .... lead man
Janine Reyes .... art department intern (as Janine Preyes)
Billy Sale .... art department intern
Billy Sale .... set dresser
Georgia Schwab .... set dresser
Sound Department
Willy Allen .... supervising adr & dialogue editor
Monette Bechtold .... foley artist (as Monitte Becktold)
Lawrence Becktold .... foley mixer (as Larry Becktold)
Christopher Briles .... adr mixer
Christopher Briles .... foley mixer
Christopher Briles .... sound re-recording mixer
Christopher Briles .... supervising sound editor
Preston Connor .... boom operator
Patrick Giraudi .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrick Giraudi .... supervising sound editor
Paul Graff .... boom operator
Monett Holderer .... foley artist (as Monette Becktold)
Vicki Lemar .... assistant sound editor (as Vickie Lemar)
Benjamin Patrick .... sound mixer (as Ben Patrick)
Sean Skinner .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Melissa Elliott .... title designer
David Emerson .... optical lineup (as Dave Emerson)
Allan Levine .... visual effects supervisor
David McCue .... optical supervisor (as Dave McCue)
Randall Weatherington .... optical: and animation cameras
Chuck Borden .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Baio .... grip
Eric S. Boland .... gaffer
Brandi Borden .... film loader
Leonard Chapman .... camera equipment provider
Don Chong .... key grip
John Doherty .... second assistant camera
Eric Forand .... electrician
Owen Foye .... electrician
Erik Gonzales .... best boy electric (as Erik Gonzalas)
Hilario Gonzalez .... electrician
William Hall .... grip
Hans Haveron .... grip
Chip Ingram .... dolly grip
Dan Kanes .... electrician
Daron Keet .... first assistant camera
Rigopolles Kosta .... grip
James Mann .... electrician
Mike Marnasee .... grip (as Mike Manasee)
Seth Orozco .... film loader
Joe Pier .... still photographer
Kosta Rigopoulos .... dolly grip (as Costa Rigopulos)
Paul Storino .... grip
Nicole Turegano .... film loader (as Nicole Tuergano)
Isabella Vosmikova .... still photographer
Dennis Wong .... best boy grip
Jamie Young .... grip
Casting Department
Chad Darnell .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sarah Fleming .... assistant costume designer
Chelsey Hemstreet .... costumer
Karen O'Brien .... key set costumer (as Karen Levine)
Karen O'Brien .... key set costumer
Cynthia Quiroga .... costumer
Editorial Department
James Carter .... color timer (as Jim Carter)
Ruben Garcia .... negative conforming service
Steve Lemley .... color timer
Brian J. Cavanaugh .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Alvaro Albarracin .... executive music consultant
Danny Bracht .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Luis Arroyo .... honeywagon driver
Brad Biedenbach .... driver: wardrobe trailer
Tracey V. Black .... production van driver
Lance Cherniet .... additional driver
Darrell Dubovsky .... additional driver
Derew Frutos .... grip truck driver
John Alan Greene .... additional driver
Brian Hall .... additional driver
Virgie Haltman .... production van driver (as Virgie Halteman)
Kelly Harkness .... stakebed driver
Ken Kaplan .... additional driver
Jason Lems .... shotmaker driver
Eric Moon .... transportation captain
Richard Palacios .... driver
Michael Perrotti .... transportation coordinator
Juan Ramirez .... camara truck driver
Isidoro Vasquez .... production van driver
Other crew
Claudia Arevalo .... executive assistant: to Mr. Albarracia
Dan Baker .... craft service
Susan Bambara .... script supervisor
Javier Barcenas .... coordinator
Gina Bruno .... office production assistant
Michael Cavaretta .... assistant production coordinator
Eric Crush .... location assistant
Brian Dee .... electronic press kit
Melissa Elliott .... title designer
Guy Flint .... studio teacher
Jon Goss .... office production assistant
Eric Grush .... location assistant
Grace Hall .... key set production assistant (as Grace Lee)
Grace Hall .... key set production assistant
Cheryl Bell Hawley .... office production assistant (as Cheryl Hawkley)
Joshua David Humphrey .... on-set medic
Nick Kitinski .... electronic press kit
Dack LaMarque .... assistant to the producers
Nicole Landers .... unit publicist
Daphne Lee .... set production assistant
Kristen Lee .... set production assistant
Joe Lomba .... production coordinator
Patty Macklin .... studio teacher
Jon Mahlow .... set production assistant
Shaun T. McNally .... set production assistant
Kathy Olazaba .... craft service
John Olivier .... corporate counsel
Richard Palacios .... chef
William Propp .... product placement
Jesse H. Rivard .... location manager (as Jesse Rivard)
Rick Rosenthal .... production attorney
Ana Sanchez .... marketing director
Jose Santos .... executive: Miamila
Carole Segal .... location assistant
Ron Segro .... post-production accountant
Ron Segro .... production accountant
Darius Siwek .... set production assistant
Jason Sperling .... office production assistant
Anthony Steinhart .... set production assistant
Mauricio Torres .... web developer
Jeanne Trepanier .... assistant: Terence Michael
Jeorge Villanneva .... chef assistant
Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda .... thanks: to my father
Ben Sherman .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Amor en alquiler" - USA (Spanish title)
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Rated R for language including some sexual references
96 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Director Cameo: [Shane Edelman]the restaurant employer.See more »
[from trailer]
[Monica places a condom in his shirt]
Monica Garcia:This is just in case you miraculously manage to utter something remotely intelligent.
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Movie Connections:
References The Exorcist (1973)See more »
My Heart Won't Say GoodbyeSee more »


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5 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
Horrible Script, 24 March 2005
Author: dan_delago from United States

I really wanted to like this movie, really I did. It was showcased at a Latin film festival. I heard nothing but wonderful things about Angie Cepeda who plays the lead actress. In the movie premiere, Angie was seated behind me and the director was seated next to me. I had high hopes for this romantic comedy and then something happened!...they rolled the film.

This was one disappointing film. The plot was unbelievable. All of her possessions are stolen while she is sleeping. I don't know about you but even if I were a heavy sleeper, I'm going to hear noises from a robber stealing of all my worldly possessions right in front of my nose.

I will say that Angie Cepeda does have a great deal of potential. It is not her fault that the script stinks. I mean it really stinks. The jokes are so amateurish. Specifically, the jokes are forced and sometimes the script leans to vulgarity just for shock value. Angie is surrounded by characters with no depth. Some of them are just plain obnoxious. You wonder why a girl of Angie's class would even be associated with these morons. That's the point. In real life, Angie probably doesn't hang out with these kinds of characters.

There is a scene in the movie where a big group of people are having dinner. This has to be the worst scene in the movie. Kind of like scratching your nails on a chalkboard. They burst out singing the song "Don't You Want Me Baby" by Human League. Oh my, oh my, it is bad with a capital "B." Congratulations on messing with a classic 80s hit.

Angie's love interest is supposed to be a doctor. Where did they find this guy from Chippendales? He acts like a little school boy when he first meets Angie. He then has the nerve to call her on his cell phone the very same day and ask her if she has a crush on him. Again, we are reminded of the bad script.

I will say in defense of the movie that there were people in the audience who were laughing at these obnoxious jokes. If you like some of the situation comedy junk on television, you might find some of this film amusing. If you have good taste in movies, you probably won't find it charming.

The problem with a bad script is that after a while you don't care about the characters because they never have anything intelligent to say. That is the whole point of a romantic comedy - intelligent banter. I can only recommend this movie to my enemies.

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