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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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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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daring film, but for most of the time wordy and a bit annoying
23 September 2006 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

I am a sex addict is not another stupid comedy as one might suppose while looking at the tittle. It makes an attempt to be a smart film on very important subject, that is sex addiction. The movie succeeds in this respect and even at some points resembles more drama than comedy. Although I approve of extremely personal films with wise message and dealing with difficult, taboo subjects, I regrettably cannot write that I am a sex addict is a good or bad film. In fact, it's a mixed bag and wasted potential for me. Caveh Zahedi tells the story about himself without embelishment and sentimentalism, which requires a great bravery and distance. Nonetheless, the picture is very uneven. It starts very well, but then it 's worse and worse. The flick becomes wordy and lengthy. What is the biggest vice is a first-person narration which is repetitive and to a large degree irrelevant. Zahedi also appears too frequently (he's present in every scene). The superior moments are when Zahedi plays with form in order to entertain viewers. The ending is satisfactory, but it's too late to save this average movie.


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