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Winston (1987)

A short film about a bike shop and sexual attraction Soderbergh made to attract investors for his first full length film Sex, Lies & Videotape.

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Sherrill Ducharme ... Cynthia
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A short film about a bike shop and sexual attraction Soderbergh made to attract investors for his first full length film Sex, Lies & Videotape. Written by Stendahl

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Great looking exercise
20 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

"Winston" is a terrific looking black and white short Soderbergh shot, and is a sort of dry run of themes which arrived full blown in SEX, LIES AND VIDEOTAPE. Here, the exploration is a little awkward, and the strained relationship isn't quite believable; there's not much chemistry between the characters in the sense that they have a shared history. It's better than a curiosity, however, and most young directors would be pleased to have this as a calling card, however oblique it turns out to be.


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