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Go Fish (1994)

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Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in ... See full summary »

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Rose Troche
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Cast overview, first billed only:
V.S. Brodie ... Ely
Guinevere Turner ... Camille 'Max' West
T. Wendy McMillan T. Wendy McMillan ... Kia
Migdalia Melendez Migdalia Melendez ... Evy
Anastasia Sharp Anastasia Sharp ... Daria
Mary Garvey Mary Garvey ... Student #1 (jury member)
Jennifer Allen Jennifer Allen ... Student #2
Walter Youngblood Walter Youngblood ... Student #3
Danielia Falcon Danielia Falcon ... Student #4 (jury member)
Art Stone Art Stone ... Student #5
Elspeth Kydd Elspeth Kydd ... Angry Student
Tracy Kimme Tracy Kimme ... Student #6 (jury member)
Brooke Webster Brooke Webster ... Mel
Mimi Weddell ... Mimi
Scout Scout ... Haircutter
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Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging? Written by Reid Gagle

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The girl is out there

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Rated R for strong sexuality and sexual dialogue | See all certifications »
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Crazy Credits

After all the credits, appearing as subliminal film scratches: "MEN SUCK" See more »


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Realistic, artistic... one of my favorite movies.
24 April 2001 | by rbernsdorfSee all my reviews

These women, though similar to the "Dykes To Watch Out For" comic characters, are incredibly realistic in their interactions, activities and dress patterns/self presentation. There is, after all, a reason that DTWOF is a hugely popular lesbian comic strip. The characters in "Go Fish" are modeled after real lesbians, not Hollywood creations. You get the sense that part of the film is scripted, and other parts are ad-libbed. I watched this movie (again and again) and thought THESE ARE DYKES! This is NOT a Hollywood flick with shiny Hollywood glitz gals and high budget special effects. This film is RAW, and will appeal to lesbians and independent film lovers. Warning: if you thought "Bound" was the quintessential lesbian flick, you will NOT like "Go Fish".


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ely & Max See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,405,285

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,405,285
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Can I Watch, Islet, KPVI See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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