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About Cherry (2012)

R | | Drama | 9 August 2012 (USA)
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A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.

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Angelina
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Phyllis
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Jillian
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Bobby
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Margaret
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Jojo
Vincent Palo ...
Paco
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Lana
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Mike G
Lorelei Lee ...
Sophey
K. Lee ...
Sweet
Princess Donna ...
Aimee
Sensi Pearl ...
Vicki
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The eighteen year-old Angeline raises money with a session of naked pictures and leaves her alcoholic and dysfunctional parents fleeing to San Francisco with her friend Andrew. They rent a room in the apartment of the gay Paco and Angeline finds a job in a strip club and Andrew in a bookstore. Soon Angeline has a love affair with the drug-addicted lawyer Frances and joins the adult industry making porn. Meanwhile the lesbian director Margaret becomes obsessed with her. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There's no such thing as going too far.

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Rated R for sexual content, including nudity, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,760 (USA) (21 September 2012)

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$2,760 (USA) (21 September 2012)
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This is Heather Graham's second role involving the porn industry. In About Cherry, she is a photographer taking pictures of naked girls. In Boogie Nights, she was one of the naked girls. See more »

Quotes

Angelina: You love me - just not enough to jerk off to somebody else!
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San Francisco
Written by Jill Sobule & Robin Eaton
Published by Feel My Pain (ASCAP)/Left Right Music (BMI)
Administered by Bug Music
Performed by Jill Sobule
Courtesy of Pinko Records
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New take
8 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

It's nice to see another take on the adult film industry. I don't have any experience or know anyone in the adult film industry, but I can see things like that happening (or at least similar to those depicted in the movie). You might think the same, if you watched the special feature/interview that is on the (german?) DVD. Hopefully they included this on all discs, because you can see the sincerity of the writer of this movie coming through.

The movie still has some dramaturgy issues, some character based actions might not be that well explained, the overall experience is a good one (if you forgive the pun). And while there is nudity and some sensual scenes, the movie overall is not meant to excite that much in that category. There is always more than one story that can be told about something. Question is, are you open enough to see this particular one?


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