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Girl Play (2004)

Not Rated  |   |  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
Lacie Harmon ...
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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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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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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Featured in 2005 Glitter Awards (2005) See more »

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Written by Karen Curious
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Refreshing and inventive
15 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a fine, small movie. As a straight man, I honestly had little expectation to enjoy this very much, so I was pleasantly surprised I enjoyed it so much.

Usually I go to pictures where things blow up, or something vital is at risk, but I found this funny and not too deep into itself, in other words, I like that they (the actors and film makers) can laugh at themselves, while taking on 'serious' topics, such as relationships, coming out, etc.

I want to see it again!

I like the intimacy shared by Robin and Lacie, with the audience, I found them both to be engaging and entertaining.

While the sound threw me off in couple of spots, (I don't know if it was the theater), the humor was catchy enough to carry me past the little distraction and i found myself laughing out loud throughout the film. All in all, I found it to be Enjoyable.


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