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American Courtesans -- A MODERN DAY DOCUMENTARY ABOUT  THE LIVES OF AMERICAN SEX WORKERS FROM INSIDE THE INDUSTRY.

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American Courtesans - A Different type of American Story See more »
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American Courtesans is a feature documentary that takes you into the lives of American Sex Workers. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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scary headless women are coming to kill you
 (From FlickFilosopher. 4 August 2013, 1:14 PM, PDT)

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Powerful and compelling See more (10 total) »

Cast

 

Norma Jean Almodovar ... Herself

Pearl Callahan ... Herself

Juliet Capulet ... Herself

Tamsen Crown ... Herself

Skylar Cruz ... Herself

Gina DePalma ... Herself (as Gina De Palma)

Kristen DiAngelo ... Herself

Emma DuPree ... Herself
Helen Ewing ... Hippie Chick

Hilary Holiday ... Herself

Erin Marxx ... Herself
Sara Munoz Perry ... Street Prostitute
Bob Poirier ... Man with the light

Jacob Polstra ... Hippie Dude
Gina Robinson ... Herself

Directed by
James Johnson (attached)
 
Produced by
Kristen DiAngelo .... executive producer
Kristen DiAngelo .... producer
James Johnson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jeff Tolbert 
 
Cinematography by
Laleh Soomekh 
 
Film Editing by
Bob Poirier 
 
Makeup Department
Bic Vu .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Eric I. Bucklin .... sound editor
Eric I. Bucklin .... sound mixer
Eric I. Bucklin .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Harold Escotet .... camera operator
Alex Ojeda .... gaffer
Kahleem Poole .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Leore Berris .... post coordinator
Tiffany Dixon .... on-line assistant editor
Colin Hawes .... on-line editor
 

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What was being filmed, who was being filmed and where it was being filmed was on a need to know basis in order to protect the women and their clients. Each day was a total surprise. From the deserts in Las Vegas, to truck stops in California, to the high rises in Manhattan, and the French Quarter in New Orleans the crew woke up each day and was shocked and awed over and over again.See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Powerful and compelling, 23 July 2013
Author: hughblair from United States

. It is doubly interesting not only in the content, as it isn't a titillation, but because it was made by a sex worker. In her first attempt Kristen DiAngelo has made quite a special film. It is compelling and powerful as she interviews 10 other sex workers, and some of their families (husband, mother, son) in an emotional 86 minutes. I found it was impossible to look away from for a minute. This is a well made movie and has been shown at several film festivals including the ECU festival in Paris, The Women's International in Miami and has won awards in Phoenix (Bloody Hero for editing, Costa Rica editing) and others. As their PR notes: "Eleven American Sex Workers come together to relive their personal challenges and triumphs, in the feature documentary American COURTESANS. It is a frank unscripted account by these women and some of their family. It has been screened at many film festivals including the ECUin Paris and Women's International in Miami.

'American Courtesans' became available on-demand July 12 in over 100 million homes across the US and Canada -- including on some of the largest cable systems in the country - Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Brighthouse and iTunes (in 6 different countries - the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland), just to name a few. It is also available on DVD and BluRay on www.americancourtesans.com, amazon, and ebay.

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