Priscilla Chase is a woman who has never had an orgasm.

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Cast

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Wayne the Pool Guy
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The Water's Fine Girl
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Sherri
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Jack Chase
Adam Nelson ...
Kid at Vending Machine
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Coach Popovitch
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Douglas
Ramon Adams ...
Black Student
Jennifer Luu ...
Chinese Student
Alex Potapenko ...
Blonde Student (as Alex Potatenko)
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Dr. Harry (as James P. Kisicki)
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Alyssa Donahue
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Punky Chick
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Storyline

In Ohio, Priscilla Chase is the VP of a company that works bringing new business to Cleveland. She has been married for more than ten years with Jack Chase, the biology teacher from the local public school. Priscilla is successful in her career but is frigid and has never reached an orgasm, hurting her frustrated husband. When Priscilla decides to buy a vibrator, Jack is seduced by his teenage student Kristen Taylor and recovers his self-esteem, working out, losing weight and dressing adequately. Priscilla has new sexual experiences and becomes closer to Wayne the Pool Guy, the constructor of swimming pools in her neighborhood since she was a child. The new relationships upgrade the personal and professional lives of Priscilla and Jack. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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2 February 2007 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Em Busca do Prazer  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Burt Reynolds was offered the role of Wayne, but had to turn it down due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Goofs

When Priscilla exits her house for the first time, she remotely open her car's convertible top, but during several points thought out the movie she's driving a hard top. See more »

Quotes

Coach Popovitch: Me and wifey... we incorporate a lot of technology in our marital relations.
Jack Chase: I'm uncomfortable now.
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Connections

References American Splendor (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Lemon Grove Avenue
Performed by Mason Jennings
Courtesy of Bar None Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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I enjoyed the film
16 November 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I too saw the film at an AFM screening in Santa Monica, and quite enjoyed it, being a female. I thought the performances were charming, found myself chuckling at several points throughout - and found the "plot twist" at the end spectacular.

Parker Posey was darling, although the woman who played her assistant (Miranda Bailey) received the most laughs overall. And Danny DeVito is always great. Paul Rudd and Mischa Barton round out the cast quite well.

While the film is primarily going to find its following with women, this is a flick that men will enjoy as well. I'll go see it again with my friends once it hits cinemas in the UK.


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