A young woman leaves behind the underground kink clubs of New York City and enters the world of commodified BDSM, where workers are paid to embody the sexual and psychological fantasies of complete strangers. When an unscrupulous night manager asks the woman -- now working under the pseudonym Mistress Remedy -- to session with dominant clients, where she is the slave for the hour, she accepts. She soon realizes that her "habitual" submissiveness at home does not prepare her for the pressures and risks of this side of the sexual service industry. Should she leave? Or should she stay and prove to everyone -- including herself -- that she can handle it? A hybrid of creative biography and narrative fiction, REMEDY is based on director Cheyenne Picardo's experiences working as a pro-switch in New York City. The film explores the good, the bad, the offensive, the cruel, the hysterical, and the absurd aspects of commercial BDSM. It provides insight without passing judgment, but only as fast ... Written by
All session scenes are based on actual sessions involving the writer/director. Names, ages, ethnicities, etc. of clients were altered, but the dramatizations of the action itself was kept as close to real events as possible. The dungeon employees, however, are not based on specific people, but more on the types of workers Picardo encountered. See more »
By definition, it's out of your control. That's what makes it an addiction. If it was within your control, it would be a choice.
You're such a bottom.
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"No animals were harmed in the making of this film -- unless they begged for it." See more »