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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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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 on 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)

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$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 »

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Change, No Change
Written by Gabe Levine, Conrad Doucette, Jamie Jurrens, Drew Thurlow and Rene Planchon
Performed by Takka Takka
Courtesy of Ernest Jenning Record Co.
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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The Pointless Story of a Shallow Teenager without Moral Principles
17 May 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The eighteen year-old Angeline (Ashley Hinshaw) raises money with a session of naked pictures and leaves her alcoholic and dysfunctional parents fleeing to San Francisco with her friend Andrew (Dev Patel). They rent a room in the apartment of the gay Paco (Vincent Palo) 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 (James Franco) and joins the adult industry making porn. Meanwhile the lesbian director Margaret (Heather Graham) becomes obsessed on her.

"About Cherry" is a movie with a pointless story of a shallow teenager without moral principles that leaves her alcoholic parents to become a porn-star. The characters are poorly developed and most of them are unlikable. Angeline is actually a bisexual teenager without any moral principle and maybe nymphomaniac. The situations are also shallow and the movie is neither a drama or romance nor a soft-porn. The only thing that worths is the beauty of the lead actress. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Doce Tentação"


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