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Life of a Gigolo (1998)

R | | Drama | 1 April 1999 (UK)
When Danielle decides to do a story on the life of a sex worker to please her boss and lover Peter, she meets Gage a professional gigolo. She quickly becomes interested in his work and starts to see a change in herself and her life.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lauren Hays Lauren Hays ... Danielle / journalist
Mark Ritter Mark Ritter ... Gage / Gigolo
Brad Bartram ... Peter
Leslie Zemeckis ... Rhonda (as Leslie Harter)
Gwen Somers Gwen Somers ... Ariel / Pimp
Brande Roderick ... Krista
Eve Ellis Eve Ellis ... Lauren (as Tara Deffenderfer)
Ken Rush ... Edward
Taimie Hannum Taimie Hannum ... Blindfold Girl (as Taimie Lynn Hannum)
Nancy O'Brien ... Classy Lady
Kristen Harner Kristen Harner ... Video Girl
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Storyline

Danielle, a sexy journalist decides to do a story on the life of a sex worker to please her boss and lover Peter who is about to divorce. She goes undercover to expose the debauched lifestyle of Gage, a male prostitute who sells his body to rich women. However she is soon charmed by his smooth, seductive style and becomes addicted to his sexual prowess. As her jealousy takes over, she quits her job to stalk the streets alongside her new-found lover. Written by lament

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A world of forbidden passion and total abandon...

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Rated R for strong pervasive sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Bir Jigolo'nun Yasami See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Available in the USA in both R-rated and unrated versions. See more »

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Featured in Magnolia (1999) See more »

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Personally, I LOVED IT
12 August 2003 | by swingsing2See all my reviews

Speaking as a female, I can't say that the women in the movie did much for me at all...however, Mark Ritter did EVERYTHING for me! I enjoyed this movie almost solely because of him. I was surprised to find a really good actor in the middle of a softcore porn movie. I would love to see him in something that could really showcase his talents (besides being absolutely the most beautiful man I have ever seen in my life...so what if he isn't 21?) This could have been a really GOOD movie overall if the sex hadn't actually gotten in the way of a decent storyline. I know, it is a silly thing to say about a porn movie. I guess I was watching for the romance...and that did come through. I sure hope that he does more films or TV because I would give my eyeteeth to know more about him. All I can find out is what is on here...and that he is a model with LA Management. The mark of a good actor is one than can make me wish I KNEW that character personally. He made Gage seem very interesting and mysterious. I can't help thinking what COULD have been done with this film.

I thought Lauren Hays did a great acting job as well. These two actually have what it takes to do feature films...but apparently Lauren LIKES doing porn films. I wonder if Mark does. I thought the woman playing Ariel was really good and quirky but the rest of the women almost seemed extraneous.


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