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Naked Ambition: An R Rated Look at an X Rated Industry (2009)

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Noted Celebrity Photographer, Michael Grecco, sets out to capture the essence of the AVN Awards and Convention where the best in American Pornography is displayed, celebrated and honored.

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Michael Grecco ...
Himself - Narrator
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Herself - Owner, Teravision
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Himself - Owner, Teravision
Simon Karmarkar ...
Himself - Please Her Shoes
David Lee ...
Himself - Creator, Tender Lover
Heather Veitch ...
Herself - Christian Outreach Ministry (as JC's Girls)
Tanya Huerter ...
Herself - Christian Outreach Ministry (as JC's Girls)
Lori Albee ...
Herself - Christian Outreach Ministry (as JC's Girls)
Rick Plank ...
Himself - Phallix Glass
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Herself - 2006 AVN Awards Host
Paul Fishbein ...
Himself - President of AVN
Sunny Lane ...
Herself - Best New Starlet Nominee
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Herself - Best New Starlet Nominee
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Herself - Best Crossover Nominee
Matt McMullen ...
Himself - The Real Doll
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Noted Celebrity Photographer, Michael Grecco, sets out to capture the essence of the AVN Awards and Convention where the best in American Pornography is displayed, celebrated and honored.

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Rated R for pervasive strong sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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$230,000 (estimated)
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Features 2006 AVN Awards (2006) See more »

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Written by Michèle Vice-Maslin, Larry Treadwell and Andy Roda
Performed by Andy Roda
Produced and Arranged by Michèle Vice-Maslin
Produced by Steve Berlin
Courtesy of Even Sweetersongs, Simple Roger Music and Andy Roda Music
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What a waste of time.
28 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This could have been an interesting film if the filmmaker/photog had shut up about himself for more than five minutes. There are a lot of people in those photos who are semi/pretty famous, and more than half of them don't even get a name tag, let alone be allowed to introduce themselves so that the less informed might know who they are.

What you get a lot of is the following laid over (unflattering, not yet photoshopped) shots of people you end up not knowing: "When I took this picture, I thought about myself a lot, because my ego is huge and I'm a super important guy. In a minute, I'm going to start talking to you about me. But first, let's discuss me. I think that when I talk about myself it's great, because I'm interesting. I know I am. I mean, I'm me!" etc. on and on ad nauseum. It gets so tiresome that even if you're interested in the people who are in the doc you end up shutting it off because the filmmaker is a blowhard bore.

Dude, I didn't tune in to see YOUR baby pictures.


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