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I Am a Sex Addict (2005)

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Autobiographical comedy about a recovering sex addict, about his obsession with prostitutes, and how that affected his relationships and his life altogether.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Caveh
Christoff Colas ...
Man with Beret
Rebecca Lord ...
Prostitute / Caroline
Lindsey Tjian ...
Anna
Jenny Pompor ...
Polygamy Co-Ed
Michelle Roesler ...
Polygamy Co-Ed
Melanie Bonne ...
Polygamy Co-Ed
Anastasia Gershman ...
Oscar Presenter (as Anastasia Vega)
Seymour Kramer ...
Movie Theater Walkout
Sylvia Grosneau ...
French Film Producer
Phillip Minnig ...
College Friend
Thomas Logoreci ...
Anna's Husband
Angelina Moysov ...
French Prostitute
Jacqueline Wright ...
French Prostitute
Heidi Dupre ...
French Prostitute
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In the moments before his third marriage, Caveh Zahedi looks into the camera and flashes back to a vividly disturbing yet poignant story of his long obsession with prostitutes and how that obsession has served to destroy his previous marriages and relationships. Can Caveh overcome his addiction and finally succeed in a relationship? Written by dr@martinlewison.com

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$10,691 (USA) (7 April 2006)

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$112,874 (USA) (23 June 2006)
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When the completed project was rejected by Sundance, Zahedi tried to distribute the film himself. It was only after he won the Gotham Award, for "Best Film Not Playing in a Theater Near You," that producers began returning his calls, and IFC picked up the film. See more »

Goofs

The Italian prostitute says her fee is "100,000 lira." "Lira" is the singular form (like "dollar"). She should have said "100,000 lire" (the correct plural form, like "dollars"). See more »

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References Pain 7 (2003) See more »

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everyone is expecting too much
9 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The thing that I believe people are missing here is that this isn't a movie, it's a documentary in which some scenes are recreated, it's his true story. Caveh is a human with extreme flaws and whether you love him or hate him: he is real. he has true thoughts, he bluntly states these thoughts which often turns out to complicate virtually everything, yes, some things are repetitive, but this is life! life is repetitive. every person has moments if you look back and see the mistakes you made and so does he. judging by other comments it's like people are watching this expecting there to be an obvious course in the plot, but there isn't in life or in this movie. the raw emotion that he expresses is about his sex addiction, he is merely stating how he felt at the time. he wants to convey this addiction and he does so in an open and though provoking way. i just feel as though everyone was expecting this to be like every other movie, but it's not off of a script, it's real life.


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