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Girl Play (2004)

 -  Comedy  -  11 July 2004 (USA)
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Two real-life lesbian actresses meet by chance when they are cast as lovers in a local stage play, and end up actually falling in love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Greenspan ...
Robin
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Lacie
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Robin's Mother
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Gabriel
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Audrey
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Cass
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Robin at Age 14
Shannon Perez ...
Young Robin at Age 6
Dominic Ottersbach ...
Gabriel's Assistant
Julie Briggs ...
Dr. Katherine
Peter Ente ...
Robin's Father
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Parents Friend
Skye Emerson ...
Bartender
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Laura, Drunk girl in bar
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Attractive Girl in Bar (as Lynn A. Henderson)
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Storyline

Robin, who is married to her girlfriend for half a dozen years, and Lacie, someone who never had a lasting relationship, are both cast to play lesbian lovers in a Los Angeles stage play. Innocently, the stage director, Gabriel runs the actresses through a series of rehearsals designed to "bring out the intimacy" in each performer. Soon the two women find themselves increasingly and undeniably attracted to each other and overcome with desire. They must ask themselves whether this relationship is manufactured, created for the sake of the "girl play", or is it true love? Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Two Women, One Love, Dozens Of Stories

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Trivia

Based on the original play "Real Girls" written by Robin Greenspan and Lacie Harmon, the film was adapted for the screen by Robin Greenspan, Lacie Harmon, and Lee Friedlander. See more »

Crazy Credits

'Girl Play' is based on a true story. The names and places have been changed to protect the innocent except Robin and Lacie. They supposedly are who they say they are. See more »

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We laughed, we cried and then we rejoiced!
25 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Obviously, we just loved this movie. The acting was wonderful and the story was enthralling (all the more so because it is true). You don't have to be gay to enjoy this. It has everything and then some. Lacie Harmon and Robin Greenspan wrote the movie and also play themselves. What charmers. We saw it at the Festival in DC and intend to see it again when it comes to NYC. There was mention of a sequel when the writers were questioned in DC. I hope this is so. If they ever sell the DVD rights, this will be added to our permanent library. I don't understand why it has such a low rating on this website. It would seem that someone is just being vindictive. What a shame to ridicule such a wonderful film.


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