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This Girl's Life (2003)

R | | Drama | 2 November 2003 (USA)
"Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.

Director:

Ash Baron-Cohen (as Ash)

Writer:

Ash Baron-Cohen (as Ash)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Juliette Marquis ... Moon
James Woods ... Pops
Kip Pardue ... Kip
Tomas Arana ... Aronson / Moon's boss
Michael Rapaport ... Terry (Car Salesman)
Rosario Dawson ... Martine
Ioan Gruffudd ... Daniel
Kam Heskin ... Jessie / Moon's friend
Isaiah Washington ... SIA Victim
Cheyenne Silver ... Cheyenne / porn star
Natalie Taylor Natalie Taylor ... Mal / porn actress
Sean Douglas ... Marco / porn actor
Sherrie Rose ... Doctor
David Alan Graf ... Taxi Driver
Sung Hi Lee ... Kobi
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Storyline

The porn star Moon spends her time working, nursing her widowed father that has Parkinson disease and with her friends Jessie and Martine. Her boss Aronson gives a new contract to her to be signed. She has a blind date with Jessie's friend Kip and they feel a great attraction for each other. Meanwhile Jessie tells her that she wants to test fidelity of her fiance, Daniel. She helps her friend and they see his infidelity. And she thinks it would be a good business to make money by testing fidelity of men for their partners and decides to offer the service to other customers. But when she meets the dangerous Terry, she reevaluates her life and her relationship with Kip. Written by Wiki

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality including graphic dialogue, nudity, violence, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Quotes

Moon: Someone once said to me a long time ago, find something in life you love to do and make that your line of work cause then it doesn't feel like work to you.
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Alternate Versions

The version that premiered at the film festivals was uncut and approximately 104 minutes. In order to receive an "R" rating from the MPAA for a limited release, the movie was cut to 101 minutes. Both R-rated and uncut versions are available on DVD. See more »

Connections

References The Full Monty (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Come To California
By Deborah Falconer
Written by Deborah Falconer and Goffrey Moore
Produced by Clark Stiles
Published by Ravish
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User Reviews

 
A great Woods performance
4 June 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

I like James Woods, and I thought his performance in this film as a father with Parkinson's was outstanding. The lead, Juliette Marquis, is fairly new, and also did a great job. I was really touched watching her stop her life at times to care for her father, ass-wiping and all.

Rosario Dawson made a couple of brief appearances talking about the porn life, and gave some brilliant comments.

This is not really a "porn" movie, but a drama shot in documentary style showing the life of someone in the internet porn business. Even leaving has consequences as Michael Rapaport suspiciously shows up just as she was walking out; and he was not a happy man. I wonder who tipped him off? It was a good story and worth the time.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

This Girl's Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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