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Naked Ambition: An R Rated Look at an X Rated Industry -- 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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Charles Holland (written by)
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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. | Add synopsis »
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 (From IFC. 6 May 2009, 4:12 PM, PDT)

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Cast

 

Joanna Angel ... Herself

Julia Ann ... Herself

Phyllisha Anne ... Herself
Diamond Back Annie ... Herself (as Diamondback Annie)

Mary Carey ... Herself
Cytherea ... Herself

Stormy Daniels ... Herself
Grand Maitre de Valmont ... Himself
Paul Fishbein ... Himself
Greg Fitzsimmons ... Himself

Larry Flynt ... Himself
Michael Grecco ... Himself
Steve Hirsch ... Himself
Mike Hodges ... Himself
Shelby Hodges ... Herself

Jenna Jameson ... Herself

Jesse Jane ... Herself

Ron Jeremy ... Himself
Sunny Lane ... Herself
McKenzie Lee ... Herself

Janine Lindemulder ... Herself
Matt McMullen ... Himself

Peter North ... Himself

Tera Patrick ... Herself
Rob Rotten ... Himself
Satisfaction ... Herself

Evan Seinfeld ... Himself
Alexandra Silk ... Herself
Brittney Skye ... Herself

Evan Stone ... Himself

Paul Thomas ... Himself

Nautica Thorn ... Herself

Randy West ... Himself
Sandee Westgate ... Herself
Luc Wylder ... Himself (as Luc Wilder)

Directed by
Michael Grecco 
 
Writing credits
Charles Holland (written by)

Produced by
Catherine Eng .... line producer
Laurie Goldfarb .... line producer
Michael Grecco .... executive producer
Charles Holland .... producer
Jeremy Troy .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Jens Funke 
Josef Peters  (as Joey Peters)
 
Cinematography by
Peter Blaha 
Kevin González 
Ken Kobre 
 
Film Editing by
Jeremy Troy 
 
Production Management
Bryan Postlethwait .... executive in charge of production
 
Sound Department
Tony Mederos .... sound mixer
Steven Nafshun .... voiceover recordist (as Steve Nafshun)
 
Music Department
Nic Harcourt .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Charles Holland .... production legal
Robert J. Reicher .... custodian of records
Robert J. Reicher .... production legal
 
Thanks
Paul Fishbein .... very special thanks
Bryan Postlethwait .... very special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for pervasive strong sexual content, nudity and language
Runtime:
USA:81 min | USA:81 min (original version)
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USA:R (certificate #45332)

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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
What a waste of time., 28 August 2011
Author: jinx_malone from United States

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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