Club 232, a luxury bordello in Melbourne (Australia), is the focal point of fun, debauchery and various drama involving prostitutes, pimp team, clients families and others. Gangster Nick runs it for a shady conglomerate, until a drug deal proves fatal and his daughter and daily assistant Nat must take over. Callgirl Mel has the top-end clients, semi-independent. The other girls tend to struggle with their private lives and whether to keep them apart from 'sex work'. Clients and loved ones have their own problems. Written by
very disappointed this show canceled after 3 series
I was very disappointed and surprised to hear "Satisfaction" had been canceled after only 3 seasons. I have to be honest, till recent years I have not been a fan of Australian TV series. However, shows like this and "Love My Way" and "Spirited" have changed my mind and made me take a second look at Australia drama.
"Satisfaction" could have continued for at least another 2 seasons. Stories were left untold. The writing was good and it had an excellent ensemble. I found myself very involved with the various characters and as another reviewer stated --- at last a show in which sex workers are not presented as one dimensional.
It's good to see series like "Satisfaction" and "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" and others showing sex workers in a much more realistic light. Sex workers are usually wrongly portrayed as down and out, amoral junkies. This is a complete myth and is also born from misogyny. Personally I have a number of friends who are sex workers and they are some of the most caring, open-minded and non-judgmental people I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. They've shared many stories about their lives and their experiences and a great deal of their work involves compassion, kindness and acceptance. I hope at least in this short run of "Satisfaction" it will help change the public's mind about the negative stereotypes portrayed until now.
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