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28 October 2004 (USA) See more »
For a book project, photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders took photographs of 30 stars of adult movies... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A bit too cheerful and superficial for some but even with this it is interesting to hear the performers talking naturally instead of acting See more (9 total) »


  (in credits order)

Sunrise Adams ... Herself

Briana Banks ... Herself

Belladonna ... Herself
Seymore Butts ... Himself

Christy Canyon ... Herself
Chloe ... Herself

Nina Hartley ... Herself

Chad Hunt ... Himself

Heather Hunter ... Herself

Jesse Jane ... Herself

Ron Jeremy ... Himself
Jeremy Jordan ... Himself
Jason Hawke ... Himself
Kira Kener ... Herself
Reina Leone ... Herself

Michael Lucas ... Himself

Gina Lynn ... Herself

Ginger Lynn ... Herself
Mari Possa ... Herself
Sean Michaels ... Himself

Sharon Mitchell ... Herself

Peter North ... Himself

Tera Patrick ... Herself
Lukas Ridgeston ... Himself

Tawny Roberts ... Herself

Savanna Samson ... Herself
Aiden Shaw ... Himself

Lexington Steele ... Himself
May Ling Su ... Herself
Karen Finley ... Herself
Nancy Friday ... Herself
Richard Johnson ... Himself
Adrian Nicole Leblanc ... Herself

Michael Musto ... Himself
Whitley Strieber ... Himself

Gore Vidal ... Himself

John Waters ... Himself
Faye Wattleton ... Herself

Jenna Jameson ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders ... Himself

Directed by
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders 
Produced by
Zennia M. Barahona .... post-production producer
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders .... producer
Evan Schechtman .... post-production producer
Original Music by
Sebastian Blanck 
Mary Louise Platt 
Cinematography by
Lukas Hauser 
Film Editing by
Lukas Hauser 
Eric Kissack (co-editor)
Sound Department
Toby Barraud .... sound engineer
David Browning .... sound mixer
Dave Coulter .... sound engineer
Jan Gelfand .... sound engineer
Camera and Electrical Department
Brad Baker .... assistant camera
Chad Batka .... assistant camera
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders .... assistant camera (as Liliana Greenfield-Sanders)
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders .... assistant camera
Lukas Hauser .... assistant camera
John Magary .... assistant camera
Mark Mahaney .... assistant camera
Sam McConnell .... assistant camera
Travis Rozee .... assistant camera
Steven Seymour .... camera operator
Tony Stone .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Simon Dumenco .... editorial consultant
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders .... assistant editor (as Liliana Greenfield-Sanders)
Dan Hacker .... post-production engineer
Tim Leeds .... assistant editor
Julia Li .... additional editor
John Magary .... assistant editor
Brett Mason .... colorist
Brett Mason .... on-line editor
Richie Roefaro .... post-production
Music Department
Susan Jacobs .... music supervisor (as Sue Jacobs)
Scott Richman .... music consultant
Hal Willner .... music consultant
Michael Sackler-Berner .... assistant music supervisor (uncredited)
Other crew
Roger Kass .... legal services (as Roger E. Kass)
Mico Livingston-Beale .... production coordinator
Mark Mahaney .... production coordinator
Lou Reed .... special guitar arrangements
Jordan Schaps .... production coordinator
Robert L. Seigel .... legal services
Darren Aronofsky .... special thanks
André Balazs .... special thanks
Isca Greenfield-Sanders .... special thanks
Karin Greenfield-Sanders .... special thanks
Marci Hirsch .... special thanks
Steve Hirsch .... special thanks
Travis Knight .... special thanks
April Storm .... special thanks

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59 min
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Australia:R18+ (DVD rating) (Extended edition) | Australia:MA15+ (TV rating) | USA:Not Rated


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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
A bit too cheerful and superficial for some but even with this it is interesting to hear the performers talking naturally instead of acting, 30 April 2008
Author: bob the moo from United Kingdom

Having photographed artists, actors, musicians and politicians, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' next project is to photograph stars of the American pornography industry both with clothes and without in the same pose. As he works with them to capture his images, they speak to the camera about their lives, their experiences and how they see the world they live within.

As with many people I imagine, this film jumped out of the listings at me because of the title but also the names of the people involved – many of whom I have of course seen, but few of them on UK television! I watched it out of curiosity and, in this regard it works as a short documentary. The actors and actresses are all pretty charming and open about the work they do – none of them are cheap and nasty nor are any of them too hung up on the "importance" of what they think they are doing (even if one talks a bit heavily about it as an "art"). Seeing them in their normal clothes and not heavy make-up and high-heels is a nice experience and this novelty value is enough to carry it.

Of course there is also nudity but it is all very posed and those looking for a cheap way to get off will be disappointed because Sanders' is not really interested in making them titillating. This plays in its favour as a documentary but it is a documentary about the shooting of these portraits and not about the porn industry and this is where many viewers will have an issue with it. As it is essentially a relaxed chat with the performers, there isn't any probing and no topics are covered lest they want to discuss it themselves. So what we get is a very cheerful depiction of the industry from those who have been made comparatively rich and successful as a result of what they do. What you won't get is any idea of pressures, downsides, tragedies and so on, because these are not discussed or even really mentioned.

A shame perhaps but also understandable since the film is not really about more than the celebrities being shown "out of character" as it were. In the end what this means is that the film is a sort of cheerful bit of access to porn stars for those with an intellectual interest in them beyond the nudity and sex. In this regard it doesn't totally work because it is all a bit superficial with no probing whatsoever, giving the performers an easy ride and the industry a chance for a bit of PR but it is still quite interesting if you can except it as such.

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