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Release Date:
8 July 2010 (Germany) See more »
A gay porn star's mysterious disappearance becomes an obsession for both a writer and another adult film star, leading them into dark supernatural corners that were never meant to be explored. | Add synopsis »
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A Cocoon or Chrysalis, not quite mature See more (14 total) »


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Matthew Montgomery ... Michael Castigan
Pete Scherer ... Matt Stevens
Jared Grey ... Mark Anton

Walter Delmar ... William / Jason

Dylan Vox ... Jason Steele
Nick Salamone ... Billy

Wyatt Fenner ... Student / Angel

Larry Weissman ... Harry

Akie Kotabe ... Jeremy / Adam

Steve Callahan ... Urinal Guy / Jerome
Rasool J'Han ... Realtor / Therapist (as Rasool Jahan)

Jon Gale ... Brooklyn Mover / Rex
Jake Christian ... Bishop Scott (as Bret Wolfe)
Joe Langer ... Dr. T

David Pevsner ... Photography Professor

Jeremy Owen ... The Figure

Len Irving ... NYPD Detective
Amy Seeley ... Mailbox Clerk / Porn Receptionist
Sean Abley ... Porn DP
Bob Koenig ... Porn Lighting Designer (as Bob 'Bobaloo' Koenig)
Buck Hakes ... Porn Gaffer
E.J. Manning ... Strangled Boy
Mike Justice ... Ghost Story Actor / The Voice
Alan Alessandro ... DVD Dealer
Matt Mishkoff ... Drug Dealer / Server
Philip Sanchez ... Photography Student #1
Benjamin Kaufher ... Photography Student #2 (as Ben Kaufher)
Stephen Clay ... Porn Auditioner #1
Enrique Currero ... Porn Auditioner #2
Julian Fornatora ... Porn Auditioner #3
Carlton Douglas ... Snuff Club / Industry Club Extra
Mike Lee ... Snuff Club / Industry Club Extra
Jeff Luhman ... Snuff Club / Industry Club Extra
Aaron Aldorisio ... Video Store Customer
Gary Cotti ... Video Store Customer

Alonso Duralde ... Video Store Customer
Chris Gardner ... Video Store Customer

Directed by
David Kittredge 
Writing credits
David Kittredge (written by)

Produced by
Sean Abley .... producer
Rob McClary .... associate producer
Original Music by
Robb Williamson 
Cinematography by
Ivan Corona (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Mike Justice 
David Kittredge 
Production Design by
Doug Prinzivalli 
Art Direction by
Robert Broadfoot 
Set Decoration by
Benjamin Kaufher 
Costume Design by
Rebecca M. Graves  (as Rebecca Graves)
Makeup Department
Gage Hubbard .... key makeup artist (as Gage Munster)
Gage Hubbard .... special makeup effects artist (as Gage Munster)
Liz Mendoza .... makeup artist
Kazuyuki Okada .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Sean Abley .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean Abley .... second unit director
Mike Drobinski .... assistant director
Bob Koenig .... second assistant director (as Bob 'Bobaloo' Koenig)
Rachel Montgomery .... second assistant director
Art Department
John Wrightson .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Brett Butler .... sound designer: Sonicpool
Brian Curley .... sound mixer (as Brian Patrick Curley)
John W. Frost .... sound re-recording mixer: Sonicpool
Visual Effects by
Charles Quinn .... visual effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Abley .... director of photography: second unit
Christina N. Jin .... gaffer
Graham Kolbeins .... still photographer
Jennifer Lai .... assistant camera
Jon Lyga .... second assistant camera (as Jonathan Lyga)
Jeremy Owen .... key grip
Marlen Schlawin .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Benjamin Kaufher .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Savvas Paritsis .... colorist: Postworks
Savvas Paritsis .... on-line editor: Postworks
Music Department
Justin Hosford .... composer: additional music
Justin Hosford .... performer: score
Justin Hosford .... performer: songtrack songs
Chris Munger .... music supervisor
Robb Williamson .... performer: score
Robb Williamson .... score producer
Transportation Department
David C. Cobb .... vehicles
Other crew
Heather Casterlin .... script supervisor (as Heather Casper Casterlin)
Jim Dobson .... publicist
Kevin Franzen .... script supervisor
Buck Hakes .... production assistant
Kevin Kirner .... production assistant
Bob Koenig .... production coordinator (as Bob 'Bobaloo' Koenig)
Justin Wineburgh .... production counsel
Phillip J. Bartell .... special thanks (as Philip J. Bartell)
Matthew Beighley .... special thanks
Brett Butler .... special thanks
John Carrozza .... special thanks
Michael Cudahy .... special thanks (as Michael 'The Millionaire' Cudahy)
Michael Dancheck .... special thanks
Jim Dobson .... special thanks
Alonso Duralde .... special thanks
F.j. .... special thanks (as FJ)
John W. Frost .... special thanks (as John Frost)
Brice Gaeta .... special thanks
Laurie Gold .... special thanks
Brian A. Kates .... special thanks (as Brian Kates)
Krystal Kennedy .... special thanks
Lisa M. Kittredge .... special thanks
Paul Knepper .... special thanks
Steven Levy .... special thanks
Rob McClary .... special thanks
Matt Mishkoff .... special thanks
Bill Neil .... special thanks
Russell Pachman .... special thanks
Savvas Paritsis .... special thanks
Michael Todd Pozycki .... special thanks
Charles Quinn .... special thanks
Melissa Ray .... special thanks
Domenic Rom .... special thanks
Stacie Rose .... special thanks
James Roy .... special thanks
Jacqueline Santillan .... special thanks
Jeffrey Schwarz .... special thanks
Peleg Top .... special thanks
Stephen Twardokus .... special thanks
Risa Wolf .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pornography: A Thriller" - USA (working title), USA (alternative title)
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113 min | Germany:115 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Captions under Mark's six photography class photographs, overall entitled "This Is Where": "This is where I cried when no one was looking," "This is where I didn't know any better," "This is where I sucked c*** for money," "This is where I got f***** for money," "This is the place I most fear," plus one more photograph which is seen on the wall, but which (caption) the viewer does not see.See more »
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When Harry calls Michael's cell phone, to tell him about the busted old video tape that he restored for Michael, the call is disconnected, and Michael clearly hears a fast busy or "phone off the hook" signal. "Phone off the hook" signals are not heard on cell phones when the other party disconnects, the line just goes silent and the call is ended.See more »
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
A Cocoon or Chrysalis, not quite mature, 21 October 2010
Author: gradyharp from United States

David Kittredge has style - it is a style that inhabits a number of other really fine writers and directors as Christopher Nolan (Memento), David Lynch (Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, Mulholland Drive etc), Claude Chabrol (Chloe), Alain Resnais (Last Year at Marienbad, etc). Good company, this, and it would seem that given some time to develop his technique and perhaps seek the assistance of some other script doctors he will likely become an important artist in film. In PORNOGRAPHY: A THRILLER he comes close, but it seems like the finished product was rushed to screen before the kinks were ironed out.

There are three interweaving stories in this movie about the male pornography business. It begins with a well-known Los Angeles porn actor Mark Anton (Jared Gray) who is talked into a final film deal where he will make a large amount of money for a one night stand, but the one night stand seems to be a snuff film project with Mark interviewed in the dark by a crazed killer. Jump 14 years ahead to New York City and Michael (Matthew Montgomery) and his partner William (Walter Delmar) move into a large apartment in Brooklyn. Michael is doing research on a book on pornography and in the process receives strange photographs in the mail that lead to the discovery of the presence of evidence that video cameras had at one time been installed in their apartment, videos they come to discover show the 'snuff film' of Mark Anton! The discovery leas to dire consequences. The third story involves porn star Matt Stevens (Peter Scherer) who out of a dream state begins writing then directing and casting a film called 'The Mark Anton Story' in which Matt will play the role of Mark Anton! In the film his partner Jason (Walter Delmar) is a participant in the horror that follows and instead of a film about the death of Mark Anton no one is able to tell where reality stops and thriller starts. It is a classical dilemma for the audience of the conundrum 'What is real'?

The cast is well trained and there are some cameos by Wyatt Fenner and Rasool J'Han that are particularly fine. Give David Kittredge some time and he may become an important figure in cinema!

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